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 Forum: Adolescent Autism Forum   Topic: Help! I need a tiny bit of affecton from my 21 y.o. son

Posted: 25 May 2021, 5:05 pm 

Replies: 3
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Hi Magz, Spain is very touch-feely, and people do the 2 kisses etc. My son is planning on temporarily moving to some country in northern europe or eastern europe where he says people are more reserved and he won't have to make small talk etc. Juliette, thank you so much for your comments. That's why...

 Forum: Adolescent Autism Forum   Topic: Help! I need a tiny bit of affecton from my 21 y.o. son

Posted: 25 May 2021, 11:16 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 838


He's a good person. super intelligent. never been bullied. had great friends til his friends' interests became typical adolescent stuff so my son backed out of socializing. he's passive, you can see that he loves it when an old friend or 2 come over to the house to see him a couple of times a year, ...

 Forum: Parents' Discussion   Topic: 15 yo son refuses attention meds b/c he googled side effects

Posted: 14 Apr 2016, 3:35 pm 

Replies: 78
Views: 3,879


Thanks DW, for your comments. I've run out of thoughts, or maybe better yet, i'm overloaded with information. So many google alerts about aspergers, so many emails from aspergers websites. Too many exams where he learns nothing at school and it all has to be learned from zero at home. Too worried ab...

 Forum: Parents' Discussion   Topic: 15 yo son refuses attention meds b/c he googled side effects

Posted: 04 Apr 2016, 7:15 am 

Replies: 78
Views: 3,879


How did you get addicted?

 Forum: Parents' Discussion   Topic: 15 yo son refuses attention meds b/c he googled side effects

Posted: 25 Mar 2016, 5:14 pm 

Replies: 78
Views: 3,879


Gosh I don't know this character. I'ved never watched the series. I have to confess that due to events i have not tried to give it to him. First his school put him in a robotics competition and i didnt want him to get weird on me during that so i postponed the medicine. then i didnt want to start hi...

 Forum: Parents' Discussion   Topic: 15 yo son refuses attention meds b/c he googled side effects

Posted: 25 Feb 2016, 2:27 pm 

Replies: 78
Views: 3,879


Thanks OliveOil, I feel comfortable with trying the vyvanse now. And as the Debbie reynolds song goes, que será será. Will her look up all sorts of horrible things....yes, of course. I have to give him the name of the medication. But he's so happy with his new desktop marvel computer (which he's not...

 Forum: Parents' Discussion   Topic: 15 yo son refuses attention meds b/c he googled side effects

Posted: 25 Feb 2016, 9:34 am 

Replies: 78
Views: 3,879


Thank you moms and Jacoby so much. And also Mr. Big Mouth. All sides are important to weigh and make a decision based on all perspectivers. Every time i've asked for advice on this forum i have been greatly helped, listened to and i've learn a lot about aspergers from my nosy personal questions. My ...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Is/was school easy or hard for you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2016, 5:51 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 1,660


Hmmm....yeah, i guess the next step is the doctor and add medication. Good luck, Jake. Keep insisting. I'm going to sleep now. It's midnite here.

 Forum: Parents' Discussion   Topic: 15 yo son refuses attention meds b/c he googled side effects

Posted: 22 Feb 2016, 5:42 pm 

Replies: 78
Views: 3,879


About the anxiety question - I wrote a long answer, maybe it's being checked by a monitor or maybe I lost it somewhere in cyberspace. My asnwer is no, that he's a pampered kid, and that he one who has the anxiety and worries is me. He's just a happy kid who wants to work on his computer. While I pil...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Is/was school easy or hard for you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2016, 5:24 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 1,660


OK, then bookeeping. And as you mature you'll develop into who you will be, whatever the interests. But be practical about job-focus. Find out where the needs are. You're not made for computers but there's the bookeeping. Have you heard about Specialisterne? They teach you to write code. Employ aspi...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Is/was school easy or hard for you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2016, 4:51 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 1,660


why did you drop out of the computer course?

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Is/was school easy or hard for you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2016, 4:31 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 1,660


You don't have to wait for a passion to come down from heaven. Just get training to do a job. You'll have a salary and independence.

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Is/was school easy or hard for you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2016, 4:30 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 1,660


Bookkeeping sounds like a great idea. If you like patterns, and numbers. Go for it !

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Is/was school easy or hard for you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2016, 4:00 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 1,660


What are your interests? What would you like to do for work ? Or would you be able to try formal studies of some type in the near future?

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Is/was school easy or hard for you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2016, 3:47 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 1,660


And how is that going for you? (forgive my probing questions but I am very curious)

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Is/was school easy or hard for you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2016, 3:20 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 1,660


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