Population One: Autism, Adversity, and the Will to Succeed
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Pressure Among Peers

Peer pressure! That’s right. It’s a common two worded saying. The definition of peer pressure is when a kid or a group of kids get another kid or a group of kids to do something. Usually that something isn’t good like steeling doughnuts. Stupid idea, yet funny. Personally I like funny things, but that kind of funny […]

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Why I don’t reply to comments on this blog

I just wanted to say thank you for the kind comments you gave to me. I also wanted to say that there have been some questions on the blog, and I just wanted to say that I will reply to them, just not on this website. I personally don’t reply on this website because I think it’s […]

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Attitude Change

I’ve always said to myself that it’s never too late to change the attitude. When I was little, I didn’t really know how to have fun. I was always the serious one sometimes that thought that having fun has strict limits like not playing soccer when it’s raining. Today, playing soccer in the rain is […]

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The Legacy of The Rainbow Seed

In 2003, I had an assignment. That assignment was to work quietly in 3rd grade and write a story about flowers. I got really really excited when I got that assignment because for one thing, I like writing stories, and I love flowers. I was one of the few boys in Seattle that adore flowers, and I still do […]

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Defying A Tiger

Tigers are brightly colored cats with black stripes. Their color of fur is bright orange, but covering that orange is the dark black stripes. I have bright moments, but sometimes they cloud up with dark moments. Those stripes allow the tiger to blend in with certain surroundings that will make the tiger camouflaged so it can hide. A […]

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Talking to Themselves

We all talk to ourselves. For someone who has autism, that person talks to himself in wrong times. To be honest, I do the same thing too sometimes even though I’m older. I would imitate a line from a movie or play because I thought it was such a cool line like: “Ah-  wait wait let me […]

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Energy Readings

Some people who have autism have high energy, some people who have autism have low energy. With me, I’m proud to say that I had amazing energy when I was a kid. I was immature back then by using that energy in the wrong time like during class time. I would do recess but still have a […]

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Looks on the outside.

I have been observing people’s looks throughout the years. All over school, in the city, on T.V., and a lot of other places in the world. When I look at myself in the mirror, I see something different then other people. Of course, every face is different, but I’ve noticed that I have a rounder […]

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Why Avoid Eye Contact?

Kids who have autism avoid eye contact a lot of times, and I was one of those kids who avoided eye contact with a lot of people. There are many reasons why kids who have autism would avoid eye contact with other people. Here is a small list on why I think the reason is. […]

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