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I love taking pictures...of nature. I have tried to improve despite not having been able to go to college due to sensory issues or take an online course as there's no money for it now. I think of being autistic & I have to wonder what life would be like if autism didn't exist. I could work. I could be around people & animals.  I think of all my limitations that aren't going away. I think about the lack of solutions. I wonder aloud about the possibilities of selling art online. I wonder aloud about the possibility of someone who is Silicon Valley smart (unlike me) creating such a site for those of us to share & sell our artwork. Sorry if this steps on a few metaphorical (yes, I DO get some of them) toes, but I don't think autism is to be viewed through rose-colored only glasses. It is a real, life-limiting neurological disorder that is more trivial than it is accepted. The question is HOW do those of us live who are severely limited by their autism find purpose in life? I'm sure there are multiple answers...PROACTIVE ones?
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+Ellen Sanders happy Easter to you too!
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Dear Siblings, Therapist, Teacher, Law-enforcement officer, EMT, Employer, Neighbor, Politician & Taxpayer...WHAT WILL YOU DO WHEN THE PARENTS ARE GONE? 
Bully us? 
Patronize us?
Marginalize us?
Warehouse us?
HELP US?

Autism isn't an option. It is a reality that we all must deal with...in a humane way. WHO WILL BE THERE WHEN THE PARENTS ARE GONE? Who will protect those of us in need of protection and supports?
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It isn't enough for some to have a baseline understanding about autism. All need to open their ears & shut their mouths when observing an autistic person.
If the autistic person tells you she has autism, sensory issues and needs the GUM Go Betweens as they cause LESS PAIN on the gums vs. the holy grail of floss (the stuff on the roll with the flavor), then STFU and give her the f***ing GUM Go-Betweens! You might actually avert a meltdown or being cursed out by those who have been violated by your insistence to conform AT ALL COSTS!
We should not have to be made to feel we must disclose our disability in order to be valued by those who don't value us.
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Ignorance is forgivable. Stupidity is lethal.
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I was at my dentist's office checking out today, when a very pushy (and obviously uninformed) dental hygienist INSISTED that I use regular dental floss and not use the pick I recommended.  
I told this woman I was AUTISTIC, and that parts of my skin, including my gums, were ULTRA SENSITIVE. She was pushy and insistent. Guess what, SO WAS I.
How many of you on the spectrum or who have kids on the spectrum know that a trip to the dentist is stressful -squared. To be fair, my dentist and hygienist couldn't have been kinder & compassionate.
I just want to know how many of you are SICK AND TIRED trying to make hard heads stop long enough & LISTEN? Compassion is rare these days, & I don't expect it, but the ADA demands that tolerance be the standard in our society.
How many of you have HAD NO CHOICE to disclose your autism (to get what you need) over & over to the same idiot who refuses to listen let alone have compassion?
Look before you leap
Listen before you open your yapper!
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P.S. Got my damned pick after going thru the autism shpeal. Repeated disclosure shut her face up. As a Christian, I have no choice but to pray for her dumb a**.
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I tinted this a bit in Photoshop to look like HDR photography. 
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+Dirce Aparecida Braga Thank you for your comment. It is surely a rustic place! Great for taking walks & photos.
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Allison K.

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Dear Sibling, Therapist, Teacher, Law-enforcement officer, EMT, Employer, Neighbor, Politician & Taxpayer...WHAT WILL YOU DO WHEN THE PARENTS ARE GONE? 
Bully us? 
Patronize us?
Marginalize us?
Warehouse us?
HELP US?

Autism isn't an option. It is a reality that we all must deal with...in a humane way. WHO WILL BE THERE WHEN THE PARENTS ARE GONE? Who will protect those of us in need of protection and supports?

My parents are gone. Reality fulfilled yet again. Let's not make this the white elephant conversation. Too many issues about autism in adulthood remain unsaid.
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Ignorance is forgivable. Stupidity is lethal.
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"My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry," James 1:19

"O you simple and thoughtless ones, understand prudence; you [self-confident] fools, be of an understanding heart." Proverbs 8:5

"For I know that my Redeemer and Vindicator lives, and at last He [the Last One] will stand upon the earth." Job 19:25

This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live." Deuteronomy 30:19

“Look, I am coming soon, bringing my reward with me to repay all people according to their deeds. 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.” Revelation 22:12

Be compassionate or be cursed. You will reap what you have sewn. Where do you wish to go? Heaven or Hell. Forever is a L-O-N-G time.
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"And therefore the Lord [earnestly] waits [expecting, looking, and longing] to be gracious to you; and therefore He lifts Himself up, that He may have mercy on you and show loving-kindness to you. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are all those who [earnestly] wait for Him, who expect and look and long for Him [for His victory, His favor, His love, His peace, His joy, and His matchless, unbroken companionship]!" Isaiah 30:18

As Easter nears, we Christians remember the price paid for our redemption. As Christians, we long for non-believers to be reconciled to the Father. However, this is a choice. Each individual must be able to freely make their own choices and stand by those choices. 
I honestly think the issue of trying to force people into Christianity by fear-mongering or disrespecting their current secular position leads them further astray. After all, why would anyone want to be a part of being bullied into something. Christ was not forced to go to the cross. He did it out of LOVE. Love was His choice. I hope it is yours, too.
Blessed Easter.
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None as my area won't invest in employing and accommodating an intelligent, creative woman despite being disabled with AS & SPD.
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Some very basic self-taught photography
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    Cat Sitter, 2012 - 2012
    I babysat 2 cats as a summer job in 2012. I worked at home for a year from 2000-2001 assembling basic parts as part of a sheltered workshop program.
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I'm a woman with Asperger's Syndrome. I enjoy nature photography and blogging about life on the spectrum.
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I am a 30 something woman living with autism spectrum disorder & sensory issues. I blog via personal life experience about my experiences with the condition. I am not looking for romance. I don't Twitter, Facebook or Chat. I'm strictly on Google+ to help those on the spectrum and promote my photography. I appreciate your visit. God bless!
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