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Autism is not a mental disease or an epidemic, contrary to what the greedy moneygrabbers at autism speaks say. i found out that a "charity" is really a hate group, and the worst part is MY FAMILY DONATED TO THEM!!!! They think a cure is a good idea.
i wouldn't mid curing the sensory overload parts, but if you take autism out of a person, you wobn't get that same person back. you'll just have a normal person rather than the girl who is in accerlatd and pre-ap classes, writes for the school newspaper, co-advised the paper last year after saving it from disapearing, gets obsessed with whatever cause she is working on until she makes a change for the better, gets multiple songs stuck in her head at once, solves friends' offstage drama (unless her ideas are rejected), has enough quirks to be a fictional character,was nice enough to send an apology note for an incident involing listening to gossip, AND happens to have asperger syndrome.
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by actress2b_<3 on 12/21/2010 8:36:18 PM
by LOVENCANDY13 on 10/17/2010 7:00:40 PM
I have a brother with a disability and I know everything is hard for him. But I would never change a thing about him cuz I love him to bits.
by Dancerox12653 on 10/13/2010 10:41:51 PM
hey it might be touhg but u just have to tell yourself its not his falt and it chould have been you.
by ashleedaniels on 9/26/2010 2:51:57 PM
message me. I have the same exact problem. My brother is autistic too so I know what you're going though.
by yellow_mariah on 9/8/2010 6:35:25 PM
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by devilishJ on 9/7/2010 6:06:21 PM
i have met kids with autism, its hard to understand where they are coming from and how they think. just hang in there
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by Kristin95 on 9/1/2010 10:40:21 PM
I also have a uncle with schizophrenia, but he has the kind where you hear things. I love him and sometimes wwish I could help him but, it mostly has to do with him helping himself.
by Amber22 on 8/29/2010 11:39:54 PM
i know the exact feeling. I have a distant cuz who lives across the country and he has had some mental dissabilaties/issues and he visits only once a year but that once a year is still enough to get everyone all stressed out. Best of luck girl. my heart goes out to ya!
by kenz13 on 8/29/2010 9:12:01 PM
I have that problem too sometimes with my sister. It's not her fault, it is autism's fault. It is just because they cannot communicate the way we do so in order for someone to pay attention to them they do whatever they can. They don't attack you for no good reason(I know i tried to use that excuse to my mom plenty of times). They are just trying to communicate to you because they don't know how to do it appropriately. I just think it isn't them, its the brain damage. People were not treating my sister ( the teachers we not trained with her severity of autism) like a person so my Mom now has to home school her. Life is tough for us the siblings but it is much harder for that person with autism.To understand it better, do some research. (I didn't have to because my whole life my mom has dedicated to raising money for research and understanding autism so everyday we are lectured about it). Life will go on and love your sibling, they are people too!
by pinksocca95 on 8/29/2010 5:41:30 PM
i hav a similar prob with my sis. she's got a issue called apburgers, witch is a really mild version of autisum. she's crazy too but what i do is let her do her thing and try to tell her how she should act so she learns.
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by summerlover0116 on 8/22/2010 5:50:42 PM
i'm sorry about that. but still think really harsh to wish that he wasn't your brother. HE'S YOUR BROTHER. i know it must be tough. but still i think that's pretty cruel.
by aqua girl on 8/22/2010 12:53:43 AM
i have a 2 year old sister with autism, shes the most beautiful little girl i have ever seen <3 you sam
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by myheartsonthestage on 8/21/2010 10:36:12 PM
I was never really big on eating breakfast, because I just didn't have enough time. I can eat at breakfast, just not very much. I can eat at lunch or dinner just fine though.
by popcorn159 on 8/21/2010 9:41:19 PM
by popcorn159 on 8/21/2010 9:33:48 PM
Wow, no one in my family has a mental disorder so I can't really relate to this, but I feel sorry for people who do have this problem.
by saveourearth96 on 8/21/2010 9:30:36 PM
by purplepeople on 8/21/2010 4:32:11 PM
by smileysevvie on 8/21/2010 2:20:11 PM
woah... thats rough....
by baybeegirl558 on 8/21/2010 1:26:45 PM
my brother has an assortment of disabilities and basicly its the same exact thing this article described. lucky me
by deannam on 8/21/2010 11:54:05 AM
my cousin is autistic, but very mildly. like he repeats stuff a lot, but they mostly involve playing electronic games, so anyone who doesn't know better would think hes just addicted to them. it's really great though, cause hes had supportive friends all of his life.
by lipglosslady on 8/21/2010 11:38:01 AM
hey there gurl i agree with singdancewrite1015. just accept that hes your brother and when youre feeling angry think of all the good times you 2 have spent together.
by lilgirlkt on 8/20/2010 10:44:38 PM
I also have an autistic sibling, so I know how you feel. My 15 year old sister has mild autism, and she used to be obsessed with time. When she first got a watch, every time we said, "In a minute" or anything like that, she would make sure it was exactly one minute. She gets upset easily. One minute she's fine, and the next she's storming out of the house. She used to run away, and one time when we were playing hide and seek, she ran away and the police found her downtown. We love her, but some times it's difficult to deal with. We all just have to stay close, and be supportive. You are never alone. Always remember that.
by 7714st on 8/20/2010 9:49:13 PM
wow that is so said i know a lot of people dont mean it when they say "i'm sorry" to hear that but i do and you have my deepest sympathies nd by the way MAYBE u could have a heart to heart talk with him. just maybe
by beautifulwish on 8/20/2010 9:41:44 PM
by iloverocknroll on 8/20/2010 8:59:02 PM
my friends brother is autistic but hes only 7. he cant talk much but he is a very fun person. my friend gets embarrassed sometimes but everyone who knows him loves him. he is so cute.
by animallover234 on 8/20/2010 6:54:02 PM
by meg_15 on 8/20/2010 5:22:07 PM
i'm sorry about that. that's horrible.
you be still shouldn't being wishing that brother didn't exist. HE'S YOUR BROTHER! i know it's hard. but come on that is cruel. especially since he can't help it.
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by wednesday1408 on 8/20/2010 4:10:19 PM
Uggh that must be HORRIBLE! But hey! he can't help it! Just try to get on his good side & teach him to be nicer to everybody.
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by sassykitty60 on 8/20/2010 3:42:28 PM
i have the EXACT same problem. my brother is 14 and mildly autistic. part of it is he always talks rudely to me and my family. he is only nice to his friends! he ALWAYS makes me cry with the things he says and i tell him "you always say rude things and don't care that you made me cry and i tell you that every time and you still don't say sorry!" then i wait and he never does! He's the best runner on his cross country team and i think my mom favorites himn and tells him he'll go far in life and i won't and she gets mad when i say things to him that are "mean" but she NEVER gets on to him and he makes me cry! lately i've been wishing for a normal brother too because then he wouldn't hate me and i think about what it'd be like and tht i wouldn't care if he picks on me cuz he'd at least show me ocaisonally tht he cares for me...it's hard girl, but i COMEPLETELY understand. GOOD LUCK AND I HOPE YOU HAVE THE STRENGTH AND UNDERSTANDING TO FORGIVE HIM, I WOULD SO ADMIRE YOU FOR THAT.
by twilightluvr316 on 8/20/2010 3:12:33 PM
You are not alone. I have an autistic sister and whenever I yell at her i get in trouble. Its hard but reading your story lets me know that Im not alone. But because of her I am strong and confident which I wouldnt be without my sister.
by Princess0412 on 8/20/2010 12:16:06 PM
awww that's so sad. i know a few people who have autism and they can be really nice and friendly if you get to know them. you just have to work on your patience. =]
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by princess24 on 8/20/2010 11:52:01 AM
wow, that would be tough
by guitargal18 on 8/20/2010 11:45:26 AM
My brother has autisim and its hard to deal with sometimes but the best thing u can do is try to understand him and just be there for him. My brother gets teased a lot and so do i just cuz hes my brother. Peers can be sooo hurtful and mean to ppl that r different. Ive had to stand up to ppl that r 7 years older than me and tell them to stop making fun of my brother. Its hard to live with someone autistic but i wouldnt have it any other way. Hes the reason im the confident, strong person i am.
by Ketibbs13 on 8/20/2010 11:06:32 AM
by bookworm22 on 8/20/2010 11:01:39 AM
That is soooooooooo sad.
by big time rush on 8/20/2010 10:14:16 AM
That must be hard...I'm really sorry. Just know that God made him that way for a reason and that just makes him special
by singdancewrite1015 on 8/20/2010 9:37:12 AM
i have a 14 year old cousin with autism like that.
by dancethenightaway on 8/20/2010 8:07:10 AM
bummer. i feel bad 4 ya girl.
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