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2017-03-26 Autism - Why do so many aspies tend to hold grudges over minor stuff especially over the internet?:

Wow. I am not sure what to say other than I'm sorry you have had these unpleasant experiences.    I do not doubt what you are saying and there are most likely some people with Asperger's who will act in

2017-03-02 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) - Oh dear GOD help:

Would I take Ritalin if needed....YES! Next, you cannot take sleeping tablets with Ritalin, it will make you worse. Ritalin is a stimulant and sleeping tablets are sedative and do  not kill pain.. The

2017-01-27 Autism - Head-hitting and slapping her face:

Dear Manoj,     Of course, the first thing to do is to rule out any medical reasons, such as ear or sinus infections, headaches or the like. That being done, the primary reasons autistics exhibit such

2017-01-27 Autism - Major Sleep Problem with my Autistic Child:

Dear Manoj,     Getting to sleep can be hard for autistics for several reasons:     Sensory - if your daughter has tactile sensitivities there may be something causing discomfort or pain, such as a speck

2017-01-10 Autism - being slow:

I think it depends upon what we are doing.  Temple Grandin successfully used it to her advantage and to the advantage of the animal processing centers she influenced as well.  Most of us don't have the


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