Asperger and Autism, what are your thoughts with people who have it?

Hello! If you're reading I'd like to do another little introduction about myself, the title kinda asks it too,

I have AS, also known as Aspergers Syndrome. It is on the autistic spectrum, a person with AS for short have different ways of how they do and process things. One of those being emotions, people with AS have a difficult time understanding the emotion someone else can show, in a sense have somewhat of a block between it.

So I'm wondering, how many of us tempers have AS or another for of autism on the spectrum? It would be nice to know to speak to people have similar interests and things.

I'm 17 and was diagnosed with asperges syndrome in 2014, over the years I've understood and learnt about it.
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@Voxel But I've already redirected my inferiority complex towards my gender. And not matter which Language I speak in they are alway hard to understand, though I can talk really fast if I want to. Sadly Autism is typically socially isolated.
 
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@Yil, I'm only speaking from experience, because I like to focus on my faults a lot more than what other people do, and research more into them.
Autistic people tend to depict the world considerably more different than normal people, and this is more-than-likely where your "Autism is typically socially isolated" statement ties in. The majority of people with autism very much struggle to relate to normal people, often due to the lack of same or similar interests, or the fact that you can't think of anything worthwhile to contribute to, say, a mini-conversation with someone else.

When I'm usually engaged in conversation, I often have trouble with that sort of thing, along with the tiniest lack of confidence in a way, as I'm persistently trying to process my words quicker in my head before I say them, and it eventually becomes a difficult task to maintain half-way through the conversation if you're not very relaxed and constantly encounter mental blockages.
Adding on to this, I also tend to spout a lot of short words just to acknowledge the other guy; phrases such as "yeah", "hahaha", and "mhmm", in the hopes I don't come across as rude by not listening to what they have to say (which I'm sure even normal people would do from time-to-time, but I'm talking about doing this all the time during a conversation).
I've found that if you're in a really good mood though, you'll have a lot to say to them. If you're the one who starts the conversation, you're the one who will have the most to talk about, and this, in turn, can boost your confidence in speaking and interacting with other normal people by a country mile.

So in a sense, I suppose you are right in sayng that Autism/Aspergers is typically socially isolated, however if you're either diagnosed with very mild Aspergers, or simply on the cusp of normality, like myself, you'll find you can just easily breeze through your issues, integrate well, and live a good life like the average person would!
 
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Never been tested for any mental disorder, so i can't say for sure (haha)

I can see that aspies can have a difficult time with certain tasks, like understanding emotions (like you said), or being "part of the group". Afaik you don't have that many similar interests like others, but the things you are interested in, you're really good at. They aren't "Dumber" than other people, like some people think. in fact they might be smarter than the average, because their interests are so specific.
I think people with autism/Aspergers should be treated like any other human being (cause they certainly aren't around here), of course unless they need extra help. People with it are wonderful people
 
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Thank you all for the comments, I respect each and everyone's opinion. Although saying someone who has autism as a "mental disorder" feels a bit harsh personally
 
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I have higher functioning end Autism spectrum aka Aspergers, and I believe we are just special people, who are a lot smarter than than the rest of the world.
 
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!!!, hey... Voxel... what you said kind of matches who i am.
The majority of people with autism very much struggle to relate to normal people, often due to the lack of same or similar interests, or the fact that you can't think of anything worthwhile to contribute to, say, a mini-conversation with someone else.
 
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Well looks like with most mental disorders... or any kind of related things are often a Situation of people who either don't believe such things to exist, sometimes just made up for excuses, or many other negative things. Some find it as a way to understand themself better, or have a way to fit in the puzzle of things people often question, but like anything else, is a label, depending how people view and use it, can be bad or good.

Bottom line, is often complex topic of discussion with others. Not that is anything special, is more common these days, but is still complex topic for discussion, either people with it or without it. I have been diagnosed with it, but i never once blamed that for my actions, or reasons for the way i am or how i feel. I often avoid discussing the idea i have it cause i don't feel is necessary to have people look at me and say "Oh, he has aspergers, that would explain a lot." When it could be more like "I didn't know he had that, he didn't seem like it at all." Cause is possible that people will behave differently around you knowing such things.

Sometimes yes it helps that they do have knowledge of the disorder, they understand things a bit better, is easier to discuss things, have more comfortable situations, but at the same time, you shouldn't be wanting someone thinking you are special, cause i'm not, never once did feel that way unless it was my birthday or someone got me a gift, i made a friend, they want to talk to me, spend time with me and share stuff. But is not something that need to be "Endangered species" status where they get so much attention for being just as normal as other people.

I also considered is just a personality trait, which to me is logical. But is just the idea of someone using the word and viewing is as something more than necessary, is not negative, is not positive, is just part of someone and shouldn't effect them as much as it has when explained. I make blogs sometimes about it, i always share my thoughts and opinions and how it never bothered me but i share about my life and expereinces as well from being young to now.

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@Voxel they should take comfort in knowing that no one cares. and in all honesty I doubt very many people would notice in most cases. theyre just people, everyone has they're own thing. I'm just saying, there's no need to ask what people think about it, because they dont
 
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Well you have a point there, though if no one brings up the idea, then it wouldn't be a thing in the first place. But i could be wrong, cause there are some individuals who do just ask "Something up with you, are you okay?" But is probably not about mental disorders. :P

Though i can say that you are right weedZ, but is only that people someway or another do find ways to fit it into open discussions without realizing it. Is just how is handled that makes up for it, no one cares about it cause they don't find it a problem. That different than someone who do cares and just want opinons, not that is a problem. Sometimes it takes a village to help someone, it takes both people outside the community of interest as well as inside the interest to help them. Of course my words aren't to start problems but just explain my logic behind it. So no one here needs to get mad if they don't agree cause i do respect it. Of course i said that a valid point was made. :)
 
Autism is just an excuse that bad people give to speak ill of people more intelligent and skilled than them XD
 
That reminds me of a shitty story of my old school staff assuming I had autism (and that without any medical diagnosis, aka couldn't be safely proven), and that everyone else, including my own parents, assumed it was true.

School sucks sometimes.
 
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@VinsCool

Being happy with yourself, you having autism is smarter than I am. XD
I'm dumb in a lot of things, I think I hit my head many times as a kid.
 
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"I didn't know he had that, he didn't seem like it at all."
that's honestly what I thought when you told me that you had Aspergers.

When I hear that people a syndrome like this(or anything), i don't usually treat people different, then I would if they didn't have it(I think).

I don't have As or Au, never been medically diagnosed with it,
but I think I have something jut because of the way I act, to some things,
but if I do have it, it might of been because i cracked my head open when i was 6-9.
ha ha, shouldn't laugh at that
 
@VinsCool Did they try to 'cure' you with drug? That's what pushed me into deep hatred.
@BlueFox gui I hit myself in the head all the time, stop making excuses.
 
@Yil
A 2-year-old still has a very sensitive head, I rolled down the ladder, banging my head hard on every corner of the ladder.
This is not an excuse, that was stupid of you.
 
I see no reason to have anything bad to say about it. It's something they can't control and it's nobody's fault.
 
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