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Why We Talk

Everyone in the world can not talk except for humans. Parrots talk, but they don’t use real words to carry out messages to one another using sentences. In cartoons, it’s fun to hear the animals talk or any other thing that talks as well, but sometimes when they talk, they seem human. I think that […]

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The Marvelous Masterpiece of Music

I am proud to say that I’m one of the many many people who adores music. It really sets the mood if ya think about it. For example, if I listen to happy music, it makes me happy. Sad music makes me sad, and mad music makes me mad. Music I think really truly sets […]

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What is Autism? Is it a problem?

“Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. They include autistic disorder, Rett syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) and Asperger […]

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Left first, Right last

Ever since I was a little dude, I’ve always had a thing for the left and to the right. It seems so interesting to me because when I discovered left or right, I thought there was this balance. When I was an elementary school student, I would spin to the left 3 times, and to […]

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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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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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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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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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The Bond Between Water and Autism

I’ve been noticing lately that there have been a relationship with the water and with people who have autism. I can understand that whole thing because I remembered the time that I enjoyed the water when I was 3 months old. I love swimming myself, it’s always fun going into the water and feel free. […]

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