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    I am FEMALE and scored in the 'NOT autistic' bracket
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    I am FEMALE and scored in the 'POSSIBLY autistic' bracket
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    I am FEMALE and scored in the 'LIKELY autistic' bracket
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    I am MALE and scored in the 'NOT autistic' bracket
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    I am MALE and scored in the 'POSSIBLY autistic' bracket
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    (Original post by Rhythmical)
    I scored 13, I'm sure I should have scored higher. Then again, everyone does have Autism, the fact that it is a spectrum means each person is different in their traits and that no one person will have the same type of Autism.
    No they don't and is an insult to suggest they do.
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    Hmm im not going to do the test but the fact its there can be quite offensive as its just stereotypes.
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    (Original post by OU Student)
    No they don't and is an insult to suggest they do.
    What I meant to say was that since it's a spectrum, each person is different. How is it an insult to be autistic? That's low and read articles on autism and Aspergers because traits of both are found in everyone...
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    36 - The joys of having a mother who doesn't like her kids labelled.
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    (Original post by Rhythmical)
    What I meant to say was that since it's a spectrum, each person is different. How is it an insult to be autistic? That's low and read articles on autism and Aspergers because traits of both are found in everyone...
    I never said that. It's an insult o suggest everyone has it. You don't.
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    (Original post by OU Student)
    I never said that. It's an insult o suggest everyone has it. You don't.
    There's research and articles to suggest it, i wouldn't suggest it if it was simply my own opinion.
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    15, so not autistic.

    It's interesting because I've heard people who have a strong presence of autism within their family (as I do - cousin and aunt are severely autistic, brother and uncle and several cousins have ASD) often display autistic characteristics themselves, but evidently not.

    I'd agree with someone above, though - the questions make it so you could sway it either way, depending on what result you wanted.
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    I am a 16 year old female and I got a score of 41 on this test, 19 on the Reading the Mind in the Eyes, and 149/200 (very likely ND) on the Aspie-quiz... I want to be officially diagnosed because I am getting exceedingly frustrated with my inability to interact socially and I would really like some professional help but my parents would never believe that "their little girl" has Aspergers. Could anyone give me some advice as to how to go about this?
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    (Original post by Odd socks)
    I got 18, though I feel like some the answers I scored points on were due to anxiety rather than it actually being traits of autism
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    (Original post by Cme4whoIam)
    I am a 16 year old female and I got a score of 41 on this test, 19 on the Reading the Mind in the Eyes, and 149/200 (very likely ND) on the Aspie-quiz... I want to be officially diagnosed because I am getting exceedingly frustrated with my inability to interact socially and I would really like some professional help but my parents would never believe that "their little girl" has Aspergers. Could anyone give me some advice as to how to go about this?
    Could you arrange an appointment with your GP without your parents' knowledge? As sixteen, you're fully entitled to do this.

    I don't think your GP themselves could be of much help, but they could probably refer you to someone who can.

    If you're in school, it could be best to talk to your pastoral support. My brother was diagnosed by an educational psychologist, so this seems like a viable route, also.

    Hope you're doing OK!
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    (Original post by Jonathan Crane)
    Damn, mods are on point today
    Not sure I catch your drift, dude? :dontknow:
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    Pfft, call yourself an anime addict! :ahee:
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    (Original post by Odd socks)
    I got 18, though I feel like some the answers I scored points on were due to anxiety rather than it actually being traits of autism
    I scored 16 myself, although I've had anxiety for years so I feel you there! The only things that make me think I could be autistic is the fact I sometimes say things and then immediately worry for the next 15 minutes about the way I said it and how it was percieved or that I really struggle to read body language, especially on dates and stuff, although I'm getting better at it

    It's never bothered me to the point of wanting to get checked, my grades at school were fine, I'm getting straight A*s at college and I find it very easy to make new friends. I don't think I'd even want to know, because even if I was autistic, I've made it this far without having a label hovering over me mentally and it wouldn't change who I am anyways
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    Pfft, call yourself an anime addict! :ahee:
    That sig is from 2 yrs old , cringey ikr
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    Hey!

    I scored 40 suggesting I'm very likely autistic and in the aspie quiz my score also suggested I was very likely aspie.

    Any advice because I want to talk to someone about this...
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    (Original post by Tiger Rag)
    44. No surprise there
    Have you received any related diagnosis/support? :beard:
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Have you received any related diagnosis/support? :beard:
    I have a diagnosis. And there's no support at all for adults.
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    If you have symptoms in these areas, and those symptoms seriously impact your daily activities, you’ll probably be diagnosed as “on the spectrum.”But the autism spectrum is incredibly wide and varied. Some people are brilliant while others are intellectually disabled. Some have severe communication problems while others are public speakers.

    there is only one diagnostic category for people with autism: autism spectrum disorder. Anyone with symptoms consistent with autism will receive an ASD diagnosis -- along with a functional level (1, 2, or 3) and, if appropriate, specifiers

    Level 3

    For example, a person with few words of intelligible speech who rarely initiates interaction and, when he or she does, makes unusual approaches to meet needs only and responds to only very direct social approaches.Inflexibility of behavior, extreme difficulty coping with change, or other restricted/repetitive behaviors markedly interfere with functioning in all spheres

    Level 2

    For example, a person who speaks in simple sentences, whose interaction is limited to narrow special interests, and who has markedly odd nonverbal communication.Inflexibility of behavior, difficulty coping with change, or other restricted/repetitive behaviors appear frequently enough to be obvious to the casual observer and interfere with functioning in a variety of contexts. Distress and/or difficulty changing focus or action

    Level 1


    For example, a person who is able to speak in full sentences and engages in communication but whose to-and-fro conversation with others fails, and whose attempts to make friends are odd and typically unsuccessful.Inflexibility of behavior causes significant interference with functioning in one or more contexts. Difficulty switching between activities. Problems of organization and planning hamper independence.
 
 
 
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