Can people with High Functioning Autism can do what normal people could do?
Like get a girlfriend, get married, drive a car, or get a high paying career. Cause I have high functioning autism and I wanna do these things, so I can have a much better life. Can you give me suggestions?
Asked By: - 11/8/2011
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Well first of all, high functioning autism can be quite disabling (remembering that high functioning is different to mild). Even that description encompasses a massive range of ability and disability. People don't like me quoting this (I don't know why but I get a lot of thumbs down whenever I put it in my answer) but... More
Answered By: Alice Walsh - 11/8/2011
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I think you sure can! You can overcome many behaviors and learn social skills as best as you can. It is a lot easier for people with high functioning autism or Asperger's to live close to normal lives. Their still may be challenges , but nothing is out of reach.
Answered By: doglover2 - 11/8/2011
I feel the politically correct answer would be yes, but that is not what I have experienced. I do drive and I have a good paying job but I have never had a girlfriend or been married. Some women I have worked with think I am too slow while others think I am too intelligent. Because I don't have a girlfriend I am... More
Answered By: Bocephus - 11/8/2011
I have autism, and I am married, drive a car, and I do well for myself financially. It is not easy, as you know, and I make plenty of social errors, but every person is different. Just like there are people without autism who never marry or drive a car or have a high paying career, there are people with the disorder... More
Answered By: Thomas - 11/9/2011
Other can't tell you if you can or cannot have a normal life. You know. You want it, just do it.
Answered By: hexigeluo1 h - 11/10/2011
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