“If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Dr Stephen Shore Be Kind To Us Many people don’t know about autism, which is why it’s so important to spread awareness. It can be difficult for individuals who do not understand autism or its symptoms to comprehend why an individual…… Continue reading If You’ve Met One Person With Autism
A high-functioning autistic savant is an individual who has autism along with prodigious abilities or talents. Named after the French doctor Étienne Eugène Azam , these savants are usually diagnosed early in life due to their unusual skills and may even be self-diagnosed (so as to explain why they do not follow the same routines…… Continue reading Some info on Autistic Savants
Working from home has become much easier these days with high-speed internet and reliable phone service being readily available almost everywhere. That being said, there are several things to consider when setting up an office space in your own house that will make sure you are able to work productively without distractions or too many…… Continue reading High-Functioning Autism and Working From Home
Here are some interesting benefits of having ADHD which helps me cope with my Autistic Savant syndrome and OCPD Many people look at ADHD as a disadvantage. However, for those who have it, there are several ways that the disorder can actually be an advantage. Unique People with ADHD tend to think outside…… Continue reading The Benefits Of ADHD
Just Perfect… Obsessive compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is characterized by perfectionism, excessive attention to detail, and working excessively. This can cause problems at work or school since the individual might refuse to participate in certain activities or arguments over trivial things. While they may seem like nitpicking, people with OCPD are actually highly stressed out…… Continue reading Let’s talk about my Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder for a second…
I always felt like I have a strong urge to discover things, you know. Like a pioneer! Venturing out into the unknown to explore and experience the chaos first-hand. Apparently my ADHD was not welcome in this modern world, and it is described as a ‘disorder’. Well, to me I make sense… Let’s take a…… Continue reading Autism with a side-order of ADHD
For people without Autism, it may seem difficult to understand how someone with Autism feels and thinks since most people cannot experience what it’s like to have friends or family members who cannot recognize specific signals or signs that can help guide them through their everyday tasks. However, society must understand what autistic friends and…… Continue reading Autism and Music: sounds interesting!
Autism is a disorder present from birth, characterized by problems with social interaction and communication and unusually restrictive and repetitive interests and behavior. While these features can make it difficult for autistic people to participate in the world around them, even those who do not meet the criteria for diagnosis can struggle with their struggles’…… Continue reading Autism and Sarcasm, ugh…
Did your friend mention to you how they could remember so many dates and facts from school while you struggled even with remembering what you did yesterday? If so, it could be because they are an Autistic Savant. Well, that’s Me?! I am that guy! Autism is a neurodevelopmental disability that can lead to autistic…… Continue reading Autism and exceptional memory: Is there a link?
All of us are forgetful at times, but for people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), forgetting things is a much more common occurrence. There are various reasons for this, one being that individuals with ASD often form stronger memories associated with negative events than in the general population. Researchers from the University of Warwick in…… Continue reading Autism and negative memory