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I Know Someone With Autism

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    My uncle is 24 but has a mind set of six.

    He threatens to kill us, he chokes at my aunt (his brothers wife) he throws things at his brother && sister in law. He threatens to stab them but he doesn't say anything to me he just hits me. How do we go about helping him without getting him on crazy medicine that makes him...
    Smitty169 Smitty169 18-21, F Feb 24

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    I Must Give Off Bad Vibes. Help Me

    This has been a bummer couple of weeks. /: One day after my birthday I had a life changing experience - my first surgery. Since I have stopped drinking, ate more healthy and (I thought) made a new friend but it hasn't been easy quitting the booze. Turns out this kid, about 4...
    hunkofclay hunkofclay 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    My Grandson's Bonus Son

    Ben is 10 years old. He was fine until he was about 2 years old, at which time he developed autism and a seizure disorder.He is a bit hard to make a connection with, but we love him. When he does connect, it is extra special.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 18, 2012

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    Diagnosed Aspergers Since 24

    im 26 been diagnosed anyone else experienced loneliness with autism?
    diagram diagram 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24, 2013

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    My Cousins Sister

    my cousins sister has been diagnsed with it and they say they don't know jet but we all know she does she's 4 years old and she always plays alone in her room when we come over it's cuse her mom dosen't like her being with us that and my mom says it's the autism last year i think...
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F Jan 2, 2012

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    I know someone diagnosed with autism

    but he sneekily acts like a psychopath.... Is he pretending to have autism to cover and get away with being a psychopath. He is supposedly high functioning but he acts nothing like any autistic person I have met so far, he litterally just bully's me when he's supposed to be my...
    sazbaby sazbaby 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Aside from myself having Autism I made a friend

    here who has autism his name is Luke, he is 20 years old and has a bad bladder problem so he has to wear nappies. He also doesn't have the mindset of a 20 year old. He is very nice and just wants to make friends and not be teased about his autism or his bad bladder problem. He...
    Keespanker Keespanker 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Isn't Easy Living With Them.

    My brother has severe autism. He is 16, was diagnosed at the age of 2. It took forever to get a diagnosis from what I was told. We used to live in London and they took him to get him checked after what they described as being "different then usual". He was taken into doctors...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Actually I know two for certain, my grandfather has rectal cancer and my dad has cancer too although I don't know what kind of cancer he has and I don't want to ask. I.. I don't...
    udamansteel udamansteel 16-17, F Sep 5

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    The loss of my best friend. My now ex fiancé has PTSD. Since February of this year I have been dealing with his slow decline into a person no one close to him knows. Memory loss...
    XSharpxEdgex XSharpxEdgex 26-30, F Aug 16

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    My Mother was thought to have had Parkinson's disease. After further testing she has been diagnosed with MSA (Multiple System Atrophy aka Shy-Drager). Looking to get ideas to help...
    16training 16training 31-35, F Aug 29

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    This made me cry of sadness and joy...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Aug 15

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    Me, I have Tourette's. And they are my companion
    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Its really hard to get along with my sister. she is high functioning but she cant handle people telling her what to do. Ugh. Does anyone else have someone with autism in their life...
    gradyjellyneck gradyjellyneck 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I do not appreciate that this group is centered around frustration and/or hatred. It should be known that Autism has been cured before. I hear that 40% of people have been able to...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Checking in again with a nice story about our twelve year old boy with autism. Today my daughter's pet mutt, a little dog, got his chain caught in a bush near the house and made a...
    ward ward 56-60, M Aug 19

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    I can't stand people with autism. They are annoying and try to use it as a crutch
    lockedsweetheart lockedsweetheart 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    Not sure if this is where I should post this but I feel the need to get this out. So, my ex boyfriend and I broke up a while ago for the umpteenth million time and i ended up...
    Pinklily87 Pinklily87 26-30, F Sep 1

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    my younger sister, 13, has adhd, dyslexia, dyspraxia, severe learning disabilities, and autism. she still plays with toys (pepper pig, ploymobile, ect.) because she has such a low...
    pandoraspromise pandoraspromise 13-15, F Aug 24

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    I'm a BPA, which stands for Behavior Personal Assistant. I work with children and adults who have autism, but I work with children more. I enjoy working with these kids and I...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    My little guy is 5 years old. Started out very rough and a lot of problems early on. But now he's labeled high functioning. This year he starts kindergarten in a regular class...by...
    Mytime32 Mytime32 31-35, F Aug 14

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    I currently work with a high functioning 14-year old girl and a low functioning 20-year old male. I've been doing this type of work for about 5 years now and some days I just want...
    acsalbright acsalbright 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I have a mild form called "Dyspraxia" which mainly affects the coordination and that I develop skills later than most my peers would. I have some troubles with speaking, I don't...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I just don't understand why someone commit suicide. God gave us a free will to know what's best for us. Our life is precious and we are created with purpose. I can't imagine how...
    Yojj13 Yojj13 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I got a call last night from my husband telling me someone we knew (he knew him a little better then me) hung himself. It's so sad, a successful suicide means he really wanted to...
    thefeels21 thefeels21 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My fiancé has Multiple Sclerosis and he's 27 years old. I plan to marry him and start a family. I want to start my life before the disease gets worst. I know what MS does to a...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 19

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    I know 2 people that like me. I think I have more "admirers" I should say.
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F Aug 25

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    Well I have a teacher and she always wear long sleeves and bracelets, then today I saw her take her sleeves off and check her cuts but she didn't know I saw, and she's also...
    zennarts zennarts 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I love feederism. People that are beautiful masses of fat amaze me. I'd love to watch or help someone gain. Feel free to message me!
    Oceanbeat16 Oceanbeat16 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    the problem is if the door opens, is it really open or is it just cracked with someone on the other side who don't want you there. Be diligent but careful
    looking4slut looking4slut 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My 3 year old daughter has Intractable epilepsy caused by a genetic mutation. She had her first seizure at six months old. Secondary diagnoses are ADHD and Sensory Processing...
    Caalegria3 Caalegria3 22-25, F Aug 14

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    This reminds me of love if a door suddenly closes know a new one will open but it doesn't only apply for love it's for life to
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    It's like love when a engaged door closes you get the choice of opening the door of marriage or the door if I'm sorry I can't do this...it's the same with life if the door of life...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I just met the most wonderful boy. He's super cute and kind to me. I blush and get butterflies in my stomach whenever I go to talk to him. I plan on asking him to homecoming but I...
    chikudontknow chikudontknow 13-15, F Sep 3

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    Believe in love at first sight. (Believe in leprechauns, for that matter.) They're magically delicious!
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Aug 14

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    She is the greatest blessing I have received from God besides his love and Jesus. She is everything I could ever need and want in all that she is. I love her so much! Words not...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 14

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    One of my bestfriends all through high school that I actually dated for like a month when I was a junior took his life yesterday by stepping in front of a semi. He always made life...
    TomarkLove TomarkLove 18-21, F Aug 23

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    My coworker (same sex) admitted she has a crush on me I can say is that it was totally unexpected and surprising!!
    Fitnesschick Fitnesschick 18-21, F Sep 3

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    And I dislike him. He's in my class and stresses people out
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Well I love plenty of them on here!
    chrismarlboro chrismarlboro 51-55, M a week ago

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    How's gaining going? Anybody want to have a little fun? Guy or girl doesn't matter. I just ask that you be greater than 300lbs
    Oceanbeat16 Oceanbeat16 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Yea, god gives you something to jump out of. Lol
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Claudia 2: Do you miss anyone? Yeah :o 3: What if I told you that you were attractive? I would die of surprise…then return the...
    Kyprioi Kyprioi 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    Im scared of going to hell and I dont want to spend an eternity in heaven because I will het sick of it. However, I believe in reincarnation because I have lived a bad life in Hong...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Aug 18

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    I hear people say all the time that they think someone else is so cute, or handsome, or sexy, or pretty, or built like a god/goddess, and of course I think that over my lifetime I...
    Dancewithme2 Dancewithme2 51-55, M Aug 22

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    So having unrequited love fore someone you have known for a few months is bad or even a year or two. Though knowing someone your whole life and having unrequited love for them is...
    BDMW15 BDMW15 16-17, M Aug 30

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    ADVICE ON DATING A SINGLE MOM: The first thing you need to think about is if you start seeing her are you truly ready to be a dad to her kids. Nothing is worse than kids meeting...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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