I Know Autism Is Not a Psychological Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People


    A few years ago, I read a lot of comics. One day, I recognised the work of a specific artist by the way he drew a mouth. The artist was Norm Breyfogle and I developed a liking for his artistic style after that. Then I noticed that I was recognising other artists by the way...
    TheNakedPoet TheNakedPoet
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Nov 4, 2010

    I did a test...

    It's a funny test. It asked me six questions... just six... and then told me what kind of monster I was. And it was mostly spot on. Apart from the bit about playing well with zombies - I kill those things. (A sidenote.  One of the things I've often struggled with is the...
    TheNakedPoet TheNakedPoet
    46-50, M
    Jan 23, 2011


    What is scary, is that there are still doctors out there that were taught in medical school that autism is a personality disorder. The best research I have seen on this is that of Hugh Fudenberg, MD. He thinks autism is an immune disorder and he and VK Singh developed a...
    nomoreh1b nomoreh1b
    Feb 28, 2009

    Autism Is Evolution In The Process.

    Keyword is process. We aren't perfect, or always nice. Sometimes we are mean, just like you.
    amethystascension amethystascension
    22-25, F
    Oct 21, 2010

    Parties - And cold exteriors

    I'm very skinny - although I generally prefer to use the word "athletic" because it sounds better. I'm also very tall, so I look even skinnier. And I know that I'm underweight for my height. In fact, my weight and my waist size haven't changed since I was about thirteen. I don't...
    TheNakedPoet TheNakedPoet
    46-50, M
    16 Responses Jan 17, 2011

    Social anxieties

    I have absolutely no doubt that there is one aspect of AS that stands out above everything else as being tough to deal with. I mean... there are good points and bad points to the condition. But this one point actually eclipses everything else. It damages existing relationships...
    TheNakedPoet TheNakedPoet
    46-50, M
    10 Responses Jan 19, 2011

    I Love My Autistic Brain!!

    The truth is that ALL I really want for myself is for things to be the way they used to be, before the so-called 'neurotypicals' (the collective) tried to impose their standards on me. I'm thankful I made it out with much of who I am still intact, though it may take me my very...
    NewtToad NewtToad
    1 Response Jun 2, 2012
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