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        08-03-2012, 10:21 PM
      #21
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    I have to remember that for as much as my son's behavior can be insanely irritating, no, make that enrageing, it is likely that mine makes him feel simularly.

    He needs to remember that, too. He often feels that he is the only one inconvenienced by his AS, having to be so confused at times, and needing to tolerate the sentimentality of NT's. But, I am equally inconveneiced. I just am not sure he realizes this.

    I have found one way that he and I connect easily is through humor. We both enjoy watching funny TV programs, or he shows me the most amazing videos and such that he has found on the internet.

    Just by chance, do you enjoy humor?
    Have you ever seen these groups of video? Some of them are hysterically funny.
    Google "five second films".


    Warning: they are really, really wierd short films, and yes, they are only five seconds long each.


    You might have some trouble with the very brief English but listen many times and you will understand.
         
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        08-05-2012, 05:54 PM
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    Yeah, I guess it might be that I sometimes truly irritate others. I usually count on it and try to be open to the thought that I might do something I'm not even aware of, but what might tick others off.

    Humor is a great thing! My sense of humor is rather twisted, though, as I have understood, quite dark and bloody at times, and I tend to keep it to myself, if only I'm not completely sure that the person I'm communicating with will understand it. It is never my purpose to make others feel uncomfortable, but I've done it at times with the way I joke.

    I rather enjoyed some of the 5 second films, thank you. :) I haven't watched them all yet, but it will be something to look into in a free moment.
         
        08-05-2012, 09:20 PM
      #23
    Yearling
    My husband and I have a friend who is autistic. He is the son of a friend of ours who recently passed away. His autism shows up in nervousness when he has to speak with others, and he's generally awkward in social situations. He has a college degree, but still finds it difficult to find jobs because he is so awkward and nervous in interviews. He is the nicest person when you take the time to help him feel comfortable with you!

    I can't imagine how difficult it must be to live with this condition in a society that is so rigid.
    Any time you feel like you're melting down, remember all your friends on here. I seriously doubt that there is a single perfect person on this board!
         
        08-05-2012, 10:01 PM
      #24
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    Saranda
    I want to thank you for posting your situation.
    Like some parents of spectrum kids, Iíve learned to recognize some of the markers that are now apparent in other family members.

    There is one in particular that Iíve had trouble communicating with since I was very young. Now that Iím traveling that road with my son, I strongly suspect she would qualify as she shows quite a few markers.
    But since I have focused so much energy into my son, and everyone on the spectrum is so different from one another, Iíve not been able to understand in depth where she may be and how she thinks.

    Reading your view of what is happening with your friend helped me to step out of where my son is for a moment and see the view of someone else with AS, and the strides you make in your life.

    Although you and my relative are not alike, reading your side of things still helped me to put a few pieces together in trying to understand her and I had an "Ah-hah... I get it now!" moment.
    Thank you.
         

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