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How to stop the smearing

:( After this many years, I really can't take anymore. Please, can someone give me a suggestion that they saw definitely work with someone who cannot let go of this stim? :cry: Yes, I am the parent. Yes, I love my child. This does, however, seriously need to stop.
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Autism Spectrum or Schizo Spectrum?

Before I get started I will admit I'm a bit of a hypochondriac. If I happen to read or hear about an illness, mental or physical I will begin to strongly believe I have it.

Over the last year I have been researching autism. Long story short, I overheard someone at a party speculating if I was autistic due to my quietness and spacey quality. That being said, I was incredibly high (am a bit ...
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Eye-Contact: Can You Learn It?

Okay, so here's the run-down. I believe whole-heartedly that numerous times psychologists and psychiatrists have overlooked my very real possibility of having Asperger's Syndrome. If you guys require I provide first-hand experience as well as a list of objective observations made by my roommate, then I can reply to this thread justifying why I claim that I have AS. That aside, this was my recent experience in a psych ward at a hospital for 3 ...
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Adam Lanza DID NOT HAVE ASPERGER SYNDROME

Adam Lanza was never officially diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. This news article officially states that Adam Lanza's mother and brother merely speculated that he had Asperger syndrome, and that he didn't have a confirmed diagnosis of Asperger syndrome. Please read this: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57559600/aspergers-not-likely-to-make-people-violent-experts-emphasize/

Furthermore, Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson, an autism specialist at UCLA stated that "The vast majority of people with Asperger's are law-abiding citizens that don't act violently against others. I think it would be sad ...
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Teasing?

I read somewhere that people with autism don't understand teasing. Why is that?
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Coping

I know a guy who has autism and he does a lot of drugs to cope. Do or have any of you done this to cope with autism? And what benefits do you believe you gained from doing so?
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DWP Questionnaire

I’m in Norfolk UK and have now had a questionnaire arrive in the post following a phonecall and letter from DWP. Are there any other Aspies / autistics / friends / spouses of such also on incapacity benefit and / or DLA willing to share experiences, hopefully of autism specific, or at least autism-friendly help and advice for getting through this and any related information, in Norfolk (Britain).

If there is any information / useful ...
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Do I have Aspergers?

I want to start off by saying that I know none of you can give an accurate diagnosis and hence I'm not asking one (I am abiding by the forum rules, I believe)

For a very long time I was under the belief that I had Aspergers, but I'm currently unsure. I was unofficially diagnosed by a doctor with Autism (Aspergers in-particular) when I was very young, I also have shown considerably symptons of Aspergers. ...
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Repeating words?

I know this guy with autism and he tends to repeat things like phrases over and over again. He also copies jokes form sitcom, why do autist do that?
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What is Autistic Psycopathy?

And can you give me some symptoms
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