Things You Need to Know About AutismJake09 I'm autistic if you are wondering. And more people need be aware about that some people with it can't control this stuff!
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I got diagnosed with autism today & I can totally aggree with this. - Fretto
We also have a hard time saying hi to family we don’t see often. I’m autistic. Last year I went to a wedding in San Francisco. My relatives and cousins were all talking a lot to each others during the tea ceremony. (Some were from LA, some were from San Francisco, and some were from Philly like me). I had trouble saying hi to everyone because either I don’t know how to approach them while they were talking to others since I’m not in the right age range among them (everyone is either older or younger than me, so I don’t really fit in with them. I was 25 and many of my cousins were either in their 30s or teens) or everyone seems to not acknowledge my existence :(
When it was my 12. birthday, I invited a few friends and my mom turned on my favorite music, and even if everyone agreed it's not loud, I said it was too loud... so please don't make loud noises around autistic people. It can make us nervous.
This is true. While I may not have it worse than other people do I'm very sensitive to loud noises.
Such as fire alarms and tornado sirens.
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I’m 26 and I have no idea how to cook on the stove. I Want to learn, but my mom is ridiculously overprotective of me and thinks that if I cook with the stove, I’ll accidentally burn the entire house down, so she won’t let me do it.
Eh I get a but angry sometimes but it's rare for me to get SUPER angry! When I am super angry I all of a sudden gain infinite strength so I am strong enough to flip over furniture. Moral: Don't make me angry! - Lunala
I also have depression and anxiety which I read can also cause angry issues so I get angry really easily.
True but I have control over it
I went to an event at the library and little kids were taking my personal space. I hate it when people take my personal space and especially when random people crash into you and stuff. - Lunala
I'm smart and I hate know it alls. But I do have a really bad knack for unintentionally ending up as the teacher's pet because I never talk in class (and most kids my age talk a lot in class). - Lunala
Girls Have It Too
This item is sexist. Be ashamed of yourselfe
Please stop with that rumor. Please vaccinate your children. - SwagFlicks
Even if they did, an autistic child is better than a dead one.
I hated anti-vax at first since they were letting them and their kids get illnesses but when they spread the "vaccines cause autism" myth my hatred for these anti-vaxxers increased. Now I hate them more than ever. - Lunala
So I just saw a popular list of the Worst Mental Illnesses just a few minutes ago, wondering what were the worst ones. Guess what was on there? That's right, Autism! UGH! I HATE it when people say its an illness and that it ruins their lives! In many ways, it can actually IMPROVE one's life!
It's not a mental disorder. It's a dysfunctional one.
It's a CONDITION. - Cyri
Well, "sufferer" is a bit harsh, but yes. - Cyri
Not me but this still sounds serious.
It depends. I'm autistic and while I like cartoons like Disney's Hercules and Rugrats, I really hate baby shows like Barney, and I also like "grownup" stuff like "Criminal Minds" and "Hell's Kitchen"
Bill Gates, Isaac Newton, The guy who made Pokemon happen...
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2. We have a hard time with simple stuff
3. We are sensitive to loud noises