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AUTISM late DIAGNOSIS in adults | The Aspie World

A lot of people are now having a late diagnosis of Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome as adults. This is difficult for some people to know what to do after a diagnosis or how to get an autism diagnosis for an adult.   Like, comment and SUBSCRIBE to keep up to date with my videos.   […]

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Autism and Make-up | invisible i

  Not all disabilities are visible. My name is Katy and I have Asperger’s Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. I try and post regular videos about my lifestyle and experiences whilst learning to live with my diversities and disabilities. Hope you come along for the ride! Disclaimer – I am not an expert and have no formal […]

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My autistic senses: #1 sound

Originally posted on autspicious:
An aspect of autism that I didn’t know until I first researched it was the sensory experience, and I imagine this is something that most people are unaware of. We see autism first and foremost as a social impairment with the sensory difficulties as a very occasional afterthought. Now however, I…

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Shhhhh! Don’t Tell Anyone—But I’m Glad Thanksgiving is Over!

Atypical 60 Seriously.  Thanksgiving has never been my favorite holiday.  As much as I would love to have been the perfect hostess on this favored family day, it’s always been quite dysfunctional for me. As much as I would love to imagine me as the perfect Thanksgiving Hostess.  It’s just not meant to be! Growing […]

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Putting In The Effort

Originally posted on Eclectic Autistic:
I’ve written before about how much I’ve been enjoying my sociology class, and that enjoyment has continued as the semester has progressed. There are only three weeks left of classes, and while I’m looking forward to having a break, I’m going to miss this one. The readings were well chosen,…

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Contributor Covenants and Codes of Conducts

Originally posted on Ryan Boren:
There are codes of conduct for contributing to the open source foundations of the internet. Some of the biggest, most notable projects require adherence to the Contributor Covenant. The covenant is widely used and representative of an emerging consensus on codes of conduct for collaboration. The covenant is compatible with structural ideology, restorative…

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After Thanksgiving: Time of Rest

Originally posted on Cambria's Big Fat Autistic Blog:
You know, it’s hard to cook a Thanksgiving dinner. What’s even harder is when the person who cooks Thanksgiving dinner decides to turn immediately around and try to put up Christmas the very next day. As I write, I have not finished my own decorating. The…