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ASD CLINICAL TRIAL

Screening This is a first for me. A while back I had filled out a online survey to see if I qualify to be a candidit for a research that is going on for a new drug for certain issues for ASD like, helping with socialization and other things. How I came across this, was I got a ad for it on my facebook and I thought what do I have to lose. It said you can get paid up…

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Personal Stories

HOW VIDEO GAMES HELPED ME GET THROUGH ROUGH TIMES

When people look at me, and see that I spend hours in front of my computer, playing a game or tinkering. This is not because I am anti-social. Video games is whats keeps me sane, and it’s not just me it is the majority of those on the spectrum. Now you may be asking “How can playing video games keep you sane?” The simple answer is escapism. It’s our escape from reality. It’s a world where we have complete control…

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Personal Stories

INSIDE THE MIND OF A ASPIE

Now that I have got your attention. I can’t say whats inside all of your minds, but I can tell you what is inside my mind at any given time. There are four words that come to mind what I talk about about whats inside my mind, these words are Chaotic, Creativity, Balance and Brilliance.  Now I will go into a little more detail how each word affects my state of mine. Chaos, my mind is always at a state…

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INTERVIEWING SKILLS

How many times have you walked into a interview sat down, gone through the whole process and at the end as you walked out thought you nailed it. Than later to either never get a call or to get a email weeks later saying the same old thing “Sorry but we have decided to go another direction” We all know these letter can lead to depression, because we were hoping we impresses the hiring manager. Do not feel alone I…

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Ireland Personal

BIKE RIDE TO REMEMBER

I have talked a little about my adventures in Ireland. But I didn’t talk about the most beautiful time I had doing a bike tour around the Arran Islands.  Now there are certian things you need to remember. 1)have not, riden a bike in years, 2)I had no clue on when I should shift between gears and 3) I was way out shape despite walking all over campus back at school.. Now to give you a idea of how out…

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Life Lessons Personal

BLESSING OR CURSE

How do you look at your situation? There are those of us who look at it as a blessing to a answer. This is because we wanted to know why were different then the rest of the population. Having (ASD) or Asperger’s as it was originally called meant we were different from the rest of the world. As we look around we notice that others are doing things at a faster pace then we are doing it. But why? This…

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BULLYING AND WHAT TO DO

Welcome to the first of many Collab Articles. I am collaborating this one with Allison from Unashamed Voices of Autism There will also be related stories from both us on how we dealt with it reflect back on it and what we could of done differently.. This will be a two part post about bullying. The first part will be about dealing with being an Autistic in high school and way to avoid being bullied and the second part will…

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Ireland Personal Stories

THE IRELAND ADVENTURES

Ireland was so different for me. This is because I was not on my own, I was with a travel group. The flight Getting to the airport was not a big deal for me. But preparing days before making sure I had enough packed for my trip and making sure I got all my stuff sent home. My trip started right after I handed in my dissertation. I did research on how to back a suitcase without make things look…

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Germany Life Lessons Personal Stories

PANIC AT THE AIRPORT

I know I talked about my trip and how I handled things. But there is a time I was under a bit of stress and i felt my anxiety kick but I managed it well. I usually know when I am get stressed during a situation, I usually start to sweat and my voice trembles a bit. I became aware of the situation, I think to myself “Calm down, and relax”. It was about 5pm and I was leaving Berlin…

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TRAVEL & ANXIETY

I know there are a lof of you out there who are afraid to travel. But if you become a slave to your disability you will never see the world the way it is intend to be seen. I know the thought of traveling scares a lot of you. The fear of being around people, unaware of your own surroundings, being in a new place, with different people. But you only live once. This is the reason I went away…

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