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i already asked this but never got an awnser
are there any articles designed for people with aspergers rather than ones that insult us i would love some tips
Hey girl, I'm sorry ou feel insulted, our goal was to inform people, not insult them. Right now, we don't have any articles designed for people with aspergers, but there are probably sites out there on the internet that can help you. There are tons of articles on GL, though, so even if we don't have something specifically geared for you, you might find good advice. xoxo
by dustyrose on 8/22/2013 4:48:41 PM
mod are there any articles designed for people with aspergers rather than ones that insult us i would love some tips
by dustyrose on 8/21/2013 12:08:20 AM
I know how much Asperger's can affect you. My eight year old boy cousin was diagnosed when he was five years old.. he has problems with making friends and temper tantrums. He is a very sweet little boy though, always cracks you up or tells you some lame joke that's only funny when he says it. He is a very special child, and he is always so happy. He coped the best when my grandma passed onn and we were very proud of him. Sure, he has a disability, but he has something genuine inside of him- and that's what we love about him.
by mimi_girl12 on 12/6/2011 4:20:02 PM
my older sister has aspergers to a lot of people think its a big joke and that she makes it up
she was diagnosed with it in the 6th grade and its not super noticable but its thare its like a mild form of autism it makes her stubborn and antisocial and cling to the past a lot it is hard to deal with but if u work hard and include ur sibling in stuff they will be happier
trust me i kno
by jew_chic on 8/26/2010 2:06:47 PM
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by gengen98 on 7/10/2010 3:57:51 PM
hey girl, I know what your little brother is going through, I have asperger's sydrome too. please comment on my profile.
by sixteengirl93 on 5/17/2010 7:44:00 PM
my brother has scittsaphranna please help me
by milobday on 4/14/2010 8:45:55 PM
Great job for loving him. my brother was diagnosed with it too. but only a slight case cause he has other issues too. and sometimes hes so out of control that it makes me mad. we fight alot but we love eachother alot its a love hate reationship its difficult but i love my bro so much
by DarkKnight2335 on 4/12/2010 6:14:45 PM
My BFF has a lil bro with asperger syndrome (more like a half brother) just hang in there!
by naturallywonderful on 4/6/2010 2:43:57 PM
whoever wrote this in i know exactly how you feel, i have two brothers and they are identical twins who are 13 and they have aspergers and adhd, i try to get along with them so much, i want to beable to have a relationship with them but its really difficult :/ we just found out about them having it this past 3 years and because of how bad some situations have been one of my brothers lives with my dad (whom also has aspergers). Ive tried to find out whats been going on with my brothers for the past who knows how many years and now that i know, im trying as much as possible to get along with it (although its not working... and i feel that almost all hope is gone for me..) You still have a chance, get along with him and treasure him, finding out about his aspergers when hes younger helps alot, it puts less stress on you and your family and also you can try to help with it earlier in life.
by jenanne1100 on 2/28/2010 9:20:44 PM
Well, make sure he isn't king of the household. That will just fuel his innappropriate behavior. How would I know? My mom. You will need patience and endurance. Never give up! I'm on your side <3
by Miss Me1023 on 2/28/2010 6:13:54 PM
by icygirl55 on 2/13/2010 12:06:24 PM
Thanks guys lol (its me that posted it...)
I had no idea this was on here...=/
by rubberduck96 on 2/8/2010 12:14:44 PM
hey everyone:] if you ever need advice or someone to talk to, leave a comment on my profile. I'd love to help and I love giving advice. Spread the word! --Ciena
by colormyheart13 on 1/29/2010 12:47:54 AM
my lil bro has the same problem and he also has ocd, odd,ADHD, and celiac disease!!!!!!!!! it is so hard i know how u feel!!!!!! : (
by macilynn24 on 1/27/2010 6:18:35 PM
I know how you feel! My older brother who is 16 got diagnosed with it about a year ago. He is a super genius, not very social, and sticks with certain hobbies for a long time. Everyone made fun of him because he never talked but its not that he didnt want to talk to them, he just didnt know how. People with Aspergers think a lot differently than other people and so no one exactly can understand what they go through. Since he was getting bullied and made fun of, he couldnt handle it anymore and had a breakdown. The puplic school he went too couldnt meet up to the educational needs of his and the bullying never stopped so the school now has to pay for him to go to a special school that does support his needs. He is doing amazing now and I love him so much. If you girls ever need anyone to talk to, you can comment on my profile <3
by ValeriieeBrooke x99 on 1/26/2010 7:21:22 PM
Hey, I know exactly how you feel. My little sister is six and she Asperger's along with ADHD. We adopted her when she was two, and she was always... well, I wouldn't say different, because I've got no idea how a "normal" little sister acts. If I had to describe it, I'd say she acts like my three year old little brother. My mom puts it this way; emotionally, she's three, inttelectually, she's seven or eight. She was abused and molested before she came to us, so that just adds to the mess. She used to act really crazy and wild when she got wound up, but since we've started her on medication for her ADHD, she's been WAY better. Still innapropriate at times, though... Anyway, I totally get your situation. Bye!
by peanut47 on 1/25/2010 3:45:02 PM
My brother has Asperger's syndrome. He's 23, and it's been really hard for him school-wise and socially. I love him so much and we're so close, but it definitely took a while. When I was younger, I just didn't understand that he needs different things than I do and he just doesn't think the same way I do. He's had a lot of trouble in school but now he's working towards an Associate's Degree in computer programming and I am so proud of him! He's been through a lot with this, and I have so much respect for him. The most important thing you can do is just be there for him. Spend some time with him and get to know him really well. My brother and I had some rough patches, but once I got to know him better, we became super-close.
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by designer13 on 1/22/2010 9:40:16 PM
You can be a great example for your brother!
Here is a poem I love that inspires me to get up and be the best I can be!
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by shobbs555 on 1/22/2010 5:21:10 PM
by supergirl52 on 1/21/2010 8:57:22 PM
Oh like that dude from Degrassi.
Sorry, I love learning about diseases. (I have an obsession)
So sorry about the syndrome your brother's dealing with though.
by NJessicaN on 1/20/2010 9:22:15 PM
by jb4eva94 on 1/20/2010 7:44:00 PM
Yeah my 15 year old brother has that too, but it is not that bad. He doesn't really understand some things like emotions and socializing, but i love him, and it isnt sad at all it's who he is. It has also made him a super genius, not joking he is the smartest person i know! There's no need to worry, he is just as lovable as my youger brother. <3
by colorCute4 on 1/20/2010 6:58:01 PM
I have asperger's too. it's not a big deal for me. i am just more awkward than most girls and i talk out loud to myself like a maniac.
by bugsbunny2009 on 1/20/2010 5:59:33 PM
Hey. My little sis was diagnosed with Asperger's when she was two. When she was little, it was really obvious. She began talking later than most kids and walking and all that fun stuff. When she was six, her condition began to improve and her helper was able to leave us forever. Well, today's her eleventh birthday and until recently, she didn't know about the diagnosis. She is just like any other boy or girl in the fifth grade. I really hope the same happens with your brother.
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by lesmiserables7 on 1/20/2010 5:13:32 PM
that's tough, but ur such a good sister!
by hit.the.surfs. on 1/20/2010 1:28:03 PM
Awww. My Brother Is like that He Is Not Yet Diagnosed. It is very hard - you can't play games with them because they won't understand - you cant move house because he'll get upset. It is soo sad.. You often wonder how they will grow up like...
by Aryanaprincess on 1/20/2010 10:30:53 AM
by purple_stars on 1/19/2010 10:56:55 PM
i feel your pain.... my dad has aspergers syndrome, it's really sad, because they can't really understand emotions or express them. Hamg on there,it might even bring you closer!
by purple_stars on 1/19/2010 10:55:14 PM
oh my gosh, I read the promo for this article and clicked on it immediatly. My bro also has aspergers. Although he seems to have a milder case than your bro, he can be really funny sometimes. The whole having problems with interacting with others sometimes makes my brother say really inapropriate things that my family can't help but laugh at. People with aspergers a lot of the time go on to be really out there geniouses. So keep a look out! My bro spells at a college level and is in 5th while I'm in 6th grade and probably spelled a bunch of things wrong in the comment. Keep your head up and clue your friends in. They'll have a better apreciation for you and they might interact with your brother better than you, just because they know what he's going through and they don't live with him.
by annabean97 on 1/19/2010 10:40:49 PM
by sweetreddancer on 1/19/2010 10:25:16 PM
by Matagirl13 on 1/19/2010 10:00:29 PM
My brother has that too. I love him to pieces but sometimes he gets soooooo stressed he blames me or my other sister for doing things we didn't do. I feel ho you feel.
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by bombergirl97 on 1/19/2010 8:40:54 PM
by bombergirl97 on 1/19/2010 8:32:05 PM
Oh my gosh! I'm SO sorry for you!
by bombergirl97 on 1/19/2010 8:24:44 PM
Make him feel grateful to have a sis like you! Spend time with him and show him that you'll be his best bud! make note to lots of people that he is an awesome little brother! make sure he gets some sunlight instead of hiding in a shadow
by Amelia J. on 1/19/2010 8:06:00 PM
im sorry girl....i got a friends whos older bro has tht...
by livelaughlove4eva23 on 1/19/2010 7:43:11 PM
If you love your brother that's all that matters. If he has behavior problems you should try to teach him from his mistakes. It's not a bad thing that your brother has asperger syndrome.
by jfkjfk123 on 1/19/2010 7:20:12 PM
So sorry, girlie! I would be devastated if this happened to my bro.
I'LL PRAY FOR YOU, YOUR LITTLE BROTHER AND YOUR FAM!
by jonasNtwilight3 on 1/19/2010 7:17:04 PM
Well, Aspergers is a high-functioning form of autism so it could be worse But yeah I have a sister w/ special needs so I know how much it sucks too.
by chic chick on 1/19/2010 7:04:13 PM
by nickj29 on 1/19/2010 5:19:34 PM
My 18 year old brother has that, you get used to it like it's their personality. He can control is somewhat now, so it's lives a normal life. Good luck!
by heartsday on 1/19/2010 4:22:11 PM
Aww, so sorry girl ): You're a great big sister & stand by your little brother. He's lucky to have you and things will turn out A-Ok! [;
by michipie205 on 1/19/2010 4:06:17 PM
I'm sorry about ur brother. I hope everything works out though!
by tmmanimalover on 1/19/2010 4:01:02 PM
My sis has Brain bipolar
it gets annopying
by BrownEyedBuddy on 1/19/2010 3:56:12 PM
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by Tomatos97 on 1/19/2010 2:51:41 PM
I hope everything works out alright!!!
by cookie_monster9 on 1/19/2010 2:42:09 PM
aww, thats sooo sad!
by alpha_girlie on 1/19/2010 11:26:05 AM
your a great big sister and i am sorry about you little brother
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by wednesday1408 on 1/19/2010 10:44:59 AM
I know what you're going through, my little brother has Down Syndrome. He has had it his whole life, so we've learned what helps him. Luckily, we live in a small town, where everybody knows him and everyone thinks he's a cool dude. he is as happy as can be. I love my little bro, i'll do anything for him.
by tennis! on 1/19/2010 8:22:31 AM
Awh, so sorry ): but ur a great sister, & I'd take L'Oreal's advice and tell him u love him no matter what and it wont change. he'll appreciate it ;)
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