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WHATS IN A WORD

Asperger’s is a word that has a strong astigmatism. Now a days its referred to as ASD. But there are those who feel strongly against the word Aspergers or Aspie, just cause of the person who the term came from. The history of the word came from a man by the name of Hans Asperger, who was said to help the Nazis. There are those that would say, how can you choose to use the name Asperger’s if the man…

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FEAR

This is one of the biggest problems. It’s a problem everyone faces, but those on the spectrum it’s a huge issue. This is because we are outside the norm and society looks at us different. We are people and have feelings as well. Some of the biggest fears we face are: abandonment, making friends, socializing with people, and just plain old being accepted. Maybe of those on the spectrum have to whats called “Mask” which is pretending to normal just…

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WHAT IS IT LIKE

There are people out there who have no clue what we are going through. Well I plan on giving you a inside look, on what it is like to be a Aspie. To most people for them to get point A to B, its just a straight line. But for us I want you imagine a road with detuers, constant stops, and pot holes. You can think of the pot holes as the meltdowns and everything else as sensory issues.…

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VISIT 3 OF CLINICAL TRAIL

Well day 3 was a short visit. What was nice one the things they offer for people partaking in the trial is a car ride to and from the trial center. It was a nice comfortable car. The driver was very nice opened the door for me, not like taking a Uber. Anyways this visit was a short one. Start with questions, vitals, playing the game on the trial phone they gave me, taking the med and blood. No ECG…

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PART 2 OF ASD CLINICAL RESEARCH

Details coming soon. I will be going this morning for another ECG and my mom will be taken to the AARTS center to take an a assessment than that’s it as far as I know I will post more when I get back. Looks like you have to wait till next week. The weather here is bad so I called and rescheduled it. Update: Well Thur is just around the bend. and from what I am told it will take…

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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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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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THERE IS HOPE

When we are feeling down, and worn out, we struggle with our day to day lives. We feel that we are fighting an a uphill battle. That we will never get out of this rut.  But than we get a glimmer of something in the distance. That something is Hope. It is said that Hope was one of the two gifts we were given by the Gods. Hope is the first gift that Aeschylus mentions. Chorus: Did you perhaps go…

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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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COLLEGE

College was not easy. One of the hardest things for me was balancing study with free time.  I really had to buckle down and get to work on everything.  My undergrad was very different because it was done online through Colorado Technical University.  They didn’t have finals, you were graded on a point system.  So how many points you accumulated through all your courses totaled up at the end and that’s how you wound up with your grade at the…

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