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I Know Someone With Autism

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    I've known this girl

    since the second grade, but I didn't know she had autism until nearly a year ago. When we were in second grade, I would bully her. I would hit her hand when I would try to scold her. I would tell her not to be stupid when she said something odd. I just remember being really...
    yopper52 yopper52 13-15, F Feb 16

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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, 2014

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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 16-17, F Jan 2, 2012

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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...
    modestmuslimah modestmuslimah 18-21, F Apr 2

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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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    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

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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...
    Keegal Keegal 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2014

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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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    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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    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.
    p5ych0k1d1997 p5ych0k1d1997 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 28

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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, 2014

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    I was informed today that my Ex-wife has terminal cancer and only a few days left to live. I feel nothing. No emotional response at all (I shock myself a little to acknowledge that...
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    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...
    youniqueviatia youniqueviatia 31-35, F Apr 9

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    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...
    youniqueviatia youniqueviatia 31-35, F Apr 9

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    Hi my 5 year old son just been diagnosed with autism. He is high function n so smart. He has speech delays for his age. I turned to this network from som tips on how to raise him...
    jjcairo jjcairo 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I want to know someone to put on practice my English! any volunteer?
    LuisEOADTR LuisEOADTR 18-21, M Mar 31

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    We both cannot sing a note in harmony, even under extreme duress...To put the wonderment of this in perspective...I love being beyond good at everything i set out to accomplish...
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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     this is Toboe i love him (and yes he`s a anime character) i have autism and he gets me through the day (i have a picture i drew of him in my folder at ALL TIMES) and my form...
    WolfsParadice WolfsParadice 36-40 Apr 3

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    stupid autism... it should go awar forever
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    So I am actually German, but I am currently living in the USA for a year. When I woke up in the morning yesterday, I had about 20 messages. Half of it wished me a happy Easter...
    kaktus28 kaktus28 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I'm married the love of my life 5yr ago and when he survived a life threatening medical condition that was service connected the man I knew died and left behind the worst in human...
    endlessstruggle endlessstruggle 41-45, F Mar 20

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    A boy that I went to high school with committed suicide yesterday. I didn't know him at all, but it's still a shock to hear that someone you saw every day for 4 years is gone from...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    My life is like a lifetime movie mash up but there's someone living a Sundance tragedy.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Apr 9

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    NO man should ever hit a girl! ... Unless it's from the back ;) Please don't take any form of abuse ladies, you DON'T deserve it. Know your worth. If you are scared in a...
    Gypsyme0 Gypsyme0 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    It happened yesterday. He was not my friend but I knew him very well. At childhood we used to play together sometimes. yesterday when I was at home came to know that some boys have...
    sugatisangha sugatisangha 22-25, M Mar 23

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    His words can melt any heart, even the most skeptic of souls. Passionate desires and seductive prose engulf your thoughts. Attentiveness and romance excite you beyond belief. And...
    Cicek Cicek 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Or at least I did until recently. You can read as much as you want on the topic and do as much research as possible but all of that will never prepare you for the reality of the...
    HeForgotMe HeForgotMe 26-30 Apr 7

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    There my be other people who had gone through worse situations but my life was worse for me. I am 5'4' and my weight is approximately 114 pounds. My parents told me that I was...
    faisal6309 faisal6309 22-25, M Apr 9

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    I am not married to but have been in a serious relationship for 2 years with a retired soldier who suffers with severe PTSD at 34 years old. He is the first soldier I have dated...
    AB81713 AB81713 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    It's been a long time coming. We find, or maybe even create, other issues to distract us from the seemingly inevitable truth that one day, we will lay to rest the body of our...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 Apr 5

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    My dad has type 1 diabetes. But he is the best person I have in my life. I wouldn't be here without him. (Old photo; I was 17 here.)
    TenderBeauty TenderBeauty 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Several. Almost copied them. But not yet.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fj9VSMsyqDg
    michealcalm michealcalm 36-40, M Mar 27

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    You want to know what's scintillating? Conversations that expand and contract in undulating circles of topic and response and sidebar and parenthetical and corollary and reverse...
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 27

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    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...
    youniqueviatia youniqueviatia 31-35, F Apr 9

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