Autism, Asperger's and Atheism Discussions (9)

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"All autistic kids are atheists and atheism is a form of autism."

"All autistic kids are atheists and atheism is a form of autism" That's the opinion of sociologist Fehmi Kaya, Head of the Health and Educa…

Started by Chris Dodds

1 Apr 29, 2013
Reply by Mriana

Theory of Mind

In rooting around the internet for information on autism and asperger's syndrome, I came across several references to something called "The…

Started by Stuart Bechman

8 Feb 11, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

We are the skilled, reliable, loyal employees. So why so hard to hold onto a job?

So I've formed a theory - ok, more like an observation - and just bounced it off a friend; woman who counsels parents of special needs kids…

Started by Jo Jerome

18 Feb 11, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Introversion and Asperger's....amazing overlaps!

Read this article and replace the word "Introvert" with "Aspie" and see if it still doesn't hold (mostly) true. http://www.carlkingdom.com/

Started by Aggiememenon

1 Feb 11, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

The dating double liability: Atheist AND Aspie...

Let's face it, we're a minority within a minority.  We're already members of "America's most distrusted minority" = i.e. atheists, but on t…

Started by Aggiememenon

1 Jan 15, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Any other parents of children with autism?

My daughters are both on the mild end of the spectrum.  The oldest has more problems socially than the youngest.  We finally got a diagnois…

Started by Grace Fitzpatrick

20 Jan 11, 2012
Reply by Aggiememenon

"Temple Grandin" and "Snow Cake."

Just finished watching "Temple Grandin." First and foremost Claire Danes TOTALLY needs an award. It's one of those performances where you c…

Started by Jo Jerome

3 Jan 11, 2012
Reply by Aggiememenon

Temple Gradin (The Movie)

For those who don't know her, Temple Gradin is a woman with autism who grew up in the 50s and became very successful in the cattle business…

Started by Grace Fitzpatrick

8 Jan 11, 2012
Reply by Aggiememenon

So, does Autism increase one's resistance to the religion virus?

Simply put, we tend to use more prefrontal cortex to compensate for our lack of instinctive/empathic communication. We tend to be more obje…

Started by Jo Jerome

17 Jan 11, 2012
Reply by Aggiememenon

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