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Phoebe Spengler – The ultimate autistic hero

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    lou
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    I didn't watch this movie and it took me a while to understand what this web page was about. Awesome! On a related note, it's becoming harder and harder for me to deny that I'm most likely on the...

    I didn't watch this movie and it took me a while to understand what this web page was about. Awesome!

    On a related note, it's becoming harder and harder for me to deny that I'm most likely on the spectrum. I relate strongly to every content surrounding the subject. Not to mention the online tests and their ridiculously "very asperger" results. This is causing me a lot of anxiety.

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      Piusbird
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      Don't be afraid. I recently found out I have Autism at 33. I would encourage you to read up on the Neurodiversity model as it can be far more life affirming then the usual DSM gloom and doom....

      Don't be afraid. I recently found out I have Autism at 33. I would encourage you to read up on the Neurodiversity model as it can be far more life affirming then the usual DSM gloom and doom. Here's a preemptive welcome to the community

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      1. lou
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        Thanks. I'm actually afraid either way. A confirmation would be highly stressful, but so would be the opposite. But I've been postponing this for many years. When I'm talking about certain...

        Thanks. I'm actually afraid either way. A confirmation would be highly stressful, but so would be the opposite. But I've been postponing this for many years. When I'm talking about certain personal issues online, at some point someone always suggest that I might be on the spectrum.

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