I Know Someone With Autism

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    I have a younger brother with aspergers.

    .. he expects me to modify my own behavior and mind what i say for his own anxiety instead of using coping techniques he's been taught. wherever he's upset, I'm attacked verbally and sometimes physically. my father says I'm the one who needs to be patient with him even though i...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 2, 2015

    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
    1 Response Feb 24, 2014

    my two cuzins have it

    and they get picked on it ticks me off so much and they won't let them play any sports its messed up .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 8, 2015

    My older brother has high functioning Autism.

    He is usually very good at being able to handle himself and the things he does. He is usually the brave big brother. But sometimes (like tonight) he lets it get to him too much and he has major "freakouts." I love him very much though. He is very special to me. I think we have a...
    Iamafrog1997 Iamafrog1997
    16-17, M
    4 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    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, 2014

    my sister but she's smart .

    .wish I was a straight A student -.-'
    heartcoaster1 heartcoaster1
    13-15, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2015

    I have this friend with autism

    and I don't know why autistic people act weird. Sometimes I had to call her out when she does something wrong. How come autisitc people get mad and upset when we mess around with each other? I mean come on, some get mad when we pick on them and they get all mad. I have an...
    mizzpetite mizzpetite
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    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...
    Keegal Keegal
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2014

    people say "if you could get rid of the autism,

    would you?" Well I want to hear from you guys, I have a strong opinion on this but would like to see if others agree.
    randomboy42 randomboy42
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Feb 28, 2015

    Diagnosed Aspergers Since 24

    im 26 been diagnosed anyone else experienced loneliness with autism?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 24, 2013

    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

    Hello! My name is Tia Evans

    and I'm with Younique Cosmetics. Some of my team and I are reaching out to families dealing with autism to give back. We are offering 100% of our commission to families in need in celebration of Autism Awareness Month. I have a "Shine for Autism" event going on right now...
    youniqueviatia youniqueviatia
    31-35, F
    Apr 9, 2015

    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

    I know someone with autism.

    Me. I have Aspergers on autism spectrum 2. I always knew there was something different about me. I just didn't get other peoples thinking. I have had 5 nervous break downs in my life. It took 53 years for a diagnosis. But now knowing the truth, my feelings and life makes more...
    NotHardToPlease NotHardToPlease
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Aug 7, 2015

    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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