I was diagnosed with Aspergers

I’m a 43 year old male and consider myself to be fairly worldly-wise. I was diagnosed with Aspergers around six months ago and was obviously curious to find out more about how my mind works and why I’ve always thought and acted a certain way. I’ve been a holiday rep and have a responsible job … Read more

My mother used drugs and alcohol

Hello I have FASD but I also believe I am undiagnosed (self-diagnosed) autism. My birth mother used drugs and alcohol, I am seeking a diagnosis but I recently decided to enroll in college for psychology… life has never been easy I find myself constantly reading about psychology to understand the world and people how things … Read more

Autism – accidentally hurting pets

Does anyone have problems with their child on the spectrum with accidentally hurting their pets due to rough playing even after being told to be nice and showing them nice ways to handle and play with the pets or purposely hurting them because they think the animals reaction is funny? I understand that they sometimes … Read more

Autism – Parents make it worse

Today my Mum said “Autism is Nature versus Nurture. Parents make it worse and it’s only as a result of their pandering to them that they get this in the first place!”I tried saying that they’re born with it and it’s genetic but I was told this was a load of rubbish and was an … Read more

I have autism

I’ve got autism (I’m 23) and my little sister has got a whole in her heart (she’s 17 turning 18 in the summer), is there any difference?Is it normal me to not like my autism?Because back years ago, my dad put me on to the gluten free and dairy free diet because of my autism … Read more

Homeschooling a nonverbal

Hey everyone. I was wondering if anyone had advice on homeschooling a nonverbal 3-year-old. I don’t trust the school system but I’m lost on where to start. Rachel MeheraThere’s a group called Autism Inclusivity that I think might help, too, if you’re not already in it. They’re amazing and insightful. We started our autistic almost … Read more

Autism question

Autism question

SassyElena JeanI have a question does anyone have a hard time with their autistic daughter to keep her pants on and her diapers on and my daughter is 2 years old so it’s hard to get her to keep her pants and diapers on I’m just looking for advice how to get her to keep … Read more