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Questions about autism. Please help?
Hello, I've been a quiet student from I was on Kindergarden until now Junior High School 2nd year . The reason I posted this is because my friends started to say that I am a bit of autistic. They said that I always sit alone and play alone. But in fact, I do. I am not really a good friend since I do not socialize very well. I am smart though, which I think people become my friends. I get the highest grade in my class. Yeah, I am always quiet. At first, I ignore my friends saying that I am autistic, but now I feel that maybe they are right. I mean, I have seen my friend who is a bit idiot sorry, he is idiot, he was born with a bit of malfunction in his brain , and the way he find attention is just like me. I even play the games I used to play on primary, my friends don't quite like it though, but they play to make me happy. Am I really autistic or am I just a loner? The Loner
The nature of autism and obsessions?
HelloIt is well documented that patients that have autism disorder, have obsessions about various things.But usually that is a problem because they are adverse to things, like getting dirty, being affected by chemicals and so on.But what kind of obsession is it when an a patient feeling extremely attracted to something?It could be that an autistic patients really badly wants to become batman, or really wanted to be able to be a celebrity or what ever.This is a type of obsession where they are attached to something attactional obsessions.But when I look up about obsessions, I always see information about aversion obsessions about death, illness, hypochondria, not wanting to eat certain food, hating dirt, heating rain and so on.These are the opposite configuration adversive obsessions.I want to research about attractional obsessions.Can you help me out with this?CREED
Can autism even high functioning cause incontinence?
I have an older cousin who is very intelligent but wears diapers. My aunt says that it is because he has autism. This made me curious, so I looked online and found a list of traits for ASD. I was shocked to see that there were quite a few physical traits that went along with the mental disability. Seizure activity, insomnia, and food allergies are some of the other physical traits packaged with autism. What I want to know is it normal for people with high functioning autism, who work and go to school, to have incontinence? I always thought it was an issue with the mental functionality of the particular autistic patient and not an actual physical problem. If it is a physical issue that causes the incontinence then explain to me why even high functioning individuals still have these physical conditions? Like is it genetic or something?
Why don't doctors diagnose autism before age 3?
My son just turned two years old and has many of the signs for autism. The doctors keep telling me they can't make a diagnosis until age three. Why do I have to wait a year? It's so hard not knowing.
Does autism run in families?
my boyfriend comes from a family of four boys and two of them have autism one worse then the other, yet my boyfriend and his brother don't have it. Is it possible that if me and and my boyfriend have children that I could have a child with autism?
Please i need answers about this. people with autism in their life please answer.?
Hi everyone I have writed something just recently on here about my suspicion on a mild case of autism. But i didnt think i got really good answers... so if there are anyone with maybe autism or have experience on it please it would mean alot of you answered me. My symptoms is I am not social at all to be honest i can be social with my friends and my family a little bit but i get tired of it and just wanna get home and like restore. I usually just hang out in my house and dont really like to get out, and i also dont feel any need for it. I do good in school i get average or bit over average in math, biology, english and stuff. and i dont have any speech delays. I sometimes cant make a conversation go on when im talking to a stranger or something and i find it very awkard sometimes to speak to people i dont really know that well. I also have a special ability to just like remember all dates of random people birthdates and the time of their death. i am also very good at remembering phone numbers and if my friends cant remember a phone number ill just solve it out for them since i usually always remember it. I have taken memory tests online and pretty much in everyone of them i score ALOT over average. I also have a little bit of a fascination for numbers and dates especially if both of them mixed togeter. Its not something that i think of in my day, but when talking about dates and numbers i have a unusual opinion about it. i also sometimes look at car number plates and try to remember them. I also have this thing that when i find something interesting i like to carry ALOT of information on just that one thing. It can be on dates, certain persons, tests, or something like that. I dont really care about what cloth i have on and stuff and really dont care what other people think of me. I also have have an urge to correct people if they say something wrong.. or if i watch something on tv i have an urge to tell all the information about what we are seeing before i can watch it trough. Overall i feel kinda normal and i also kinda knows how to behave in social enviroments but i have theese thing above. Could i have a mild case of autism?
Is autism hereditary?
I have a form of Autism Asperger's Syndrome, specifically and I am afraid that, if I were to become a father, my children would have it too... also, there are other mental illnesses in my family my father has schizophrenia and dissociative identity disorder , would I have to worry about giving those to my kids too?
Is it possible to have undiagnosed autism at age 18?
Apart from bring diagnosed with depression and put on medications I have had no other abnormal health issues. However in recent years I've felt something is not quite right. I have completed the Autism Research Centre's Autism Spectrum Quotient and scored similar to 80 % of people with autism. I am unsure if the doctors will take me serious or just think I'm being a hypochondriac. Help?
How do doctors diagnose someone with autism?
How do they diagnose a teenager with autism. What tests do they do. Please help I'm nervous
How can i overturn my autism diagnosis ??? i dont have it and i hate being labled.?
my mom had me diagnosed with autism 2 years ago. i know its a load of rubbish and was an excuse to claim benefits. what should i do to get ti overturned ? who should i contact ? this stupid diagnosis is ruining my life and i hate it. im 17 and from England. thanks in advance
How have you learned to accept you autism.?
I have grown up hating certian things i did and then other things i did and could not control. sensory issues cause me to be in sensory pain almost 24 7 to the point i would get in fights to get beat up so i would stop hurting in my head. i never understoof what was wrong i just knew that it was horrible and i hated it. iv recently learned im autistic and now the ''things'' i hate are supose to be a part of who i am. i see the first therapist i want to seek help from next week but how have otherr people learn to accept themselves and their limitations. also if you too hate your autism have you found anything you liked about it?ok iv looked around writing sounds very good. thank you
Planing to move to Jersey? How are the doctors there for autism kids?
It would be my two kids my husband and I ? were planing to go around old bridge but i wanna see how are docors and school with autism kids
Has anyone ever officially recovered from autism?
Anyone in the world? My psychiatrists are saying that i show some signs of autism.. But in all my honesty, i think i don't have autism at all. I did have 2 friends before that had autism.. Right now, i just have a social anxiety a huge one and a severe depression. I remember being in 6th grade and being very social, not shy, happy, smiling, being loved by my whole class and didn't have a fear to talk to anyone.. I always felt great. Then in 7th grade i got bullied and my mood just went down hill and it's never coming up again.. My psychiatrists said they wanna do a diagnosis.. Not sure when..If i do have it, can i recover from it? Possibly?
Have a question that is about a kid with Autism ?
Ok so I am interested in the medical field I especially like cardiology and learning about people hwo are I should say kinda mentally handicap like for example people who have autism or that are autistic. So anyway back to my question there is this kid in my math class hwo has autism and yes I am in learning support classes because I have ADHD. Anyway when I sometimes observe his actions I see that he sometimes squeezes his hands and rubs them and it also looks like he is bitting his bottom lip and sometimes it looks like he is bitting it really hard also closing his eyes and it makes it look like he is doing something really hard but it's kinda hard to explain. I'm not sure if he's thinking really hard about something or I have no idea I've never seen this type of behavior before wit autistic people. I've seen them look around the room but I know even though it looks like they are not paying attention I know they are actually listening. But anyway i have never seen any autistic kid do what he does is he thinking really hard or doing something else idk please comment back appropriately and thank you Noah