I've been writing for a year and a half. I'm proud of my work, which is pretty obscure so far but some people like it and I'd like to try to go somewhere with it. (I'm in my late twenties if that makes a difference.) I just got published in an erotic anthology that's kind of a big deal. I also write essays for a high-traffic website. I think I'd have a wider audience if I used my real name. But I'm worried about discrimination because it's pretty sensitive material. [more inside]
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?
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]
Friendships, relationships, and my screwed-up brain. [more inside]
Could I have Asperger's Syndrome? [more inside]
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.
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]
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]
23-year-old shut-in with no work experience: how can I move to a place with jobs and gain employment? [more inside]
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]
I think I might have Asperger's. In my case, should I even bother being tested? What would a confirmation/disconfirmaton mean? [more inside]
Should I mention my mental illness on my graduate school statement of intent? [more inside]
How would you best support an autistic child, as they move into adolescence? [more inside]
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]
Should I seriously consider a long-term relationship/having children with someone who seems to have a mild case of Asperger's? [more inside]
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]
Which irreverent, funny parenting blogs have extra added autism? [more inside]
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]
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]