My diagnosis

I always knew I was different, that there was something which made me not quite the same as others in my age group. My teachers and some family members told me I was just shy - I believed this. When I was 17 I volunteered at a summer camp for young children with disabilities, including …

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Literally?

A trait of ASD that I display daily is assuming everything I see or hear is literal. I do not understand sarcasm or most jokes. In one of my driving lessons I was instructed to, 'go right at the roundabout' - so I literally turned right. I did not go around the correct way, (left …

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