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Am I actually an Aspie?

I'm a 45 year-old adult who has just been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. At least, my counselor and my ex- both believe I have it. I don't believe I can be an Aspie because I am *phenomenally bad* with *both* computers *and* math (details on request). Are there Aspies like me?
posted by dr. zoom on Nov 14, 2013 - 31 answers

 

College Classroom Management Strategies with a Student with Asperger’s

How do I best manage a discussion-based course where one student speaks out too frequently because of Asperger’s? I teach university courses at a school with small class sizes of approximately 10 students. One of my students this semester has Asperger’s and speaks out too frequently—usually on topic but usually to share a personal experience with the topic rather than to move the discussion forward. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 14, 2013 - 15 answers

Friendships, relationships, and my screwed-up brain.

Friendships, relationships, and my screwed-up brain. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 6, 2012 - 15 answers

Do I have Asperger's?

Could I have Asperger's Syndrome? [more inside]
posted by hazyjane on Sep 24, 2011 - 37 answers

Support for New Parents with Asperger's

I'm looking for support groups for soon-to-be-parents with Asperger's Syndrome. Both individuals are 20ish and haven't had a lot experience being self-sufficient, have had difficulty organizing their lives, keeping jobs, etc. They are very excited about having a child, but could use some guidance on parenting, setting up a home, etc.
posted by ms_rasclark on Aug 8, 2011 - 4 answers

Autism self-awareness: how and when to expain to autistic child that they are different?

For autistic mefites or parents of children on the spectrum: When did you (or your child) gain self-awareness of being autistic? How did that awareness change things? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 14, 2011 - 7 answers

Gift for 6-year-old with Asperger's

Sorry all, but I do have a gift question that I can't find the answer to elsewhere. I'm looking for a gift for a six-year old with Asperger's who is currently very interested in locks of all sorts. [more inside]
posted by fabesfaves on Dec 15, 2010 - 20 answers

How can an adult shut-in with no work experience better themselves?

23-year-old shut-in with no work experience: how can I move to a place with jobs and gain employment? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 26, 2010 - 14 answers

Should I postpone my flight to see my boyfriend, who has Asperger's, until he gets more settled into his university degree?

Advice on a long distance relationship with a man with Asperger's [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 13, 2010 - 8 answers

I think I might have Asperger's. What should I do?

I think I might have Asperger's. In my case, should I even bother being tested? What would a confirmation/disconfirmaton mean? [more inside]
posted by edguardo on Nov 22, 2009 - 20 answers

Should I mention I'm mentally ill on a graduate school statement of intent

Should I mention my mental illness on my graduate school statement of intent? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 16, 2009 - 24 answers

question about autism and adolescence

How would you best support an autistic child, as they move into adolescence? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 31, 2009 - 8 answers

Adult Asperger's is [Maybe] Confusing Me

I'm worried that I might have adult Asperger's or some similar social disorder that is keeping me from living a full and happy life. Lots of details after the jump. [more inside]
posted by fantine on Jul 6, 2009 - 43 answers

Asperger's and Fatherhood

Should I seriously consider a long-term relationship/having children with someone who seems to have a mild case of Asperger's? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 21, 2008 - 15 answers

I known YANHD, but does my boyfriend have Asperger's?

Is it possible my boyfriend has Asperger's and doesn't know it? (Or knows it, and hasn't told me?) If so, is there any real reason why I should be ending this? Should I even bring this up? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 27, 2008 - 41 answers

Just like dooce.com, but with autism?

Which irreverent, funny parenting blogs have extra added autism? [more inside]
posted by pootler on Jul 23, 2008 - 13 answers

Will Work for Cash.

I've been "mentoring" a kid with Asperger's Syndrome for years. He's about to graduate from High School and he needs a Summer job. I need recommendations on how to make this as smooth as possible for him. [more inside]
posted by lekvar on May 3, 2007 - 14 answers

Aspergers Dilemma

Some dear friends of mine have an 11 year old son with Asperger's Syndrome, and I'm concerned because they are doing little if anything to aid in his socialization, allowing him to spend practically all of his time watching tv and/or playing video games. [more inside]
posted by gallois on Oct 21, 2005 - 23 answers

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