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Not Able to Understand Reality

I have Pure O OCD and i think i have Aspergers too. I am struggling with the OCD as thoughts often tear me down in my subconscious without any way to calm myself down. The thing i struggle with the most or would want to cure myself of first is the inability to understand what is happening in reality. for eg. If i were to enter a room i would not understand or be...
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Could I have Asperger’s syndrome

From Scotland: Could I have Asperger’s syndrome? Here’s a list of my issues: Limited eye contact especially with new people Very little social interaction with people Sensitivity to loud noise, bright lights and tags on my clothing Bad short term memory but great long term memory Inability to understand sarcasm Not great at telling how people are feeling Emotionally detached Inability to express myself unless someone gives me a pen and paper I have...
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Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder

I grew up in a house with two heroin addicts for parents, so concern over my health usually wasn’t addressed, however my sisters and other family members have recently noted that I have odd behavior and mannerisms associated with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). When I turned 17 I left my parents and moved in with my aunt and uncle, who provide room and board as long as I help around the house. I’ve lived...
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My Friend Is Raising Her Grandson & I Think There Are Problems with Him that She Won’t Accept

The child is a 5 yr old little boy and I have noticed many things that have prompted me to research things and have come up with Sensory Processing Disorder. His grandmother, who is raising him, is a RN and will not entertain the possibility that this could be what is wrong. My concern is that he does not eat anything but junk and chocolate milk, and even when he eats he only has...
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Does My Daughter Have a Specific Disorder?

My daughter, Sally, is 14 years old and she has been experiencing some unusual things for about 1 year now. She see shapes floating in the air, she will actually hear music, radio static, footsteps up and down the hallway, and people whispering. She will talk about these “thoughts” that are in her head of something talking about things she’s doing or that me and my family are doing, upsetting things, and really random...
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Dreams Feel Real

I have Autism and I am in a relationship and have two children with this man. I had a bad dream about sexual abuse between my partner and my child and I know it was not real but I have this awful realistic feeling about it. I had this same thought when my first child was born. He is now 3, she is 5 months. I know he would never hurt his children or...
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Is Aspergers Incompatible with Finding Love?

I have aspergers syndrome and I have never been in a relationship before. I’ve been turned down by nearly every girl I’ve asked out even though I’ve been trying to get a girlfriend for seven years now. I met one person at my college a couple of years ago that I really connected with and still deeply care for, to the point where last night I even dreamed about her, and of course in...
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Emotionally Abused by Dad

I’m recently 15 and my dad has been abusing me since i moved in with him on grade would call me stupid and not believe in me. I have no one else to turn to because my father is disowned by his family and my mom moved to Hong Kong because she is scared of him. Recently he yelled at me for not helping him do chores. The reason i didn’t help him...
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IQ Testing

My son is 19 years old and intellectually disabled. We applied for SSI for him and they are requiring him to take another IQ test. He took one at age 10 (Full IQ = 56, subsets ranging 55-72) and another at age 13 (Full IQ = 50, subsets ranging 55-62). Both were WISC-III. Now he will be taking the WAIS-IV and my question is, how closely will the WISC numbers correspond to the WAIS?...
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I May Be Insane

I think I am going I have Two people in my Person A , she is from Ohio and has blue hair she is a maniac who tells me different ways to kill and different strategies of not getting caught… next is Person B, she is a Murderer/Pshyco who tells me when to strike and when I should strike and when I should kill and how I should s above B- but...
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Finding Help for My Autistic Children

My 5yo has been diagnosed with severe ADHD, Autism, ODD. He is on medications and has been doing so well until about the last three months. He has always had more problems with ADHD but now it seems like Autism is taking control of him! My 3yo is very delayed and does not speak due to 18q syndrome & Autism. We are all of a sudden having major problems with both of them. I’m...
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Asperger’s?

I have always felt different than everyone else. I had never had real friends or anything besides my family (that is, my dad, my brother, and my mom); it’s not that I am myself with them; it’s more like they accept me with all of my eccentricities. I love math and I am currently participating in the Math Olympiad; thanks to it I knew about Aperger. There was a girl in there that was...
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