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Autism... not a dunce cap. by StrawberryR Autism... not a dunce cap. by StrawberryR
Okay, I'm not trying to hate on heavily autistic people or anything, but I was reading a forum earlier (bad mistake) and this guy said that people with autism were all retards.

THERE'S A DIFFERENCE. I have friends with autism, and a friend with some mental retardation. Autism isn't retardation, it's just a disorder that makes people behave differently. Hell, one of my best friends with Aspergers is in National Honor Society and has a 3.8 GPA. She brags about it all the time.

But see? Autism doesn't make you stupid, being stupid makes you stupid.

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LucyCat07 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  New member Student Traditional Artist
Totally going to Favorite this
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Kisstina666 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014
Agreed
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GabiSaKuRa Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG!! I love you for making this!! This is so true!
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Xanness Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014
It really doesn't. In fact, just the opposite, people with autism have a much higher IQ than people without.
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Giggles325 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
It pisses me off how people think autism means you're stupid. It's just a matter of needing help in some areas. Which isn't bad, everyone needs help with at least something 
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fandomverse95 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Professional Writer
Faving this.
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Sebistara Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sometimes i wonder if im really an autistic Person, or just really fucking stupid and asocial. .____.
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TrainsAndCartoons Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014
As someone with autism, myself, I totally agree with you.  Why, I even created a character as a means to mock those who mock autism.  Here he is: fav.me/d6u5x6t

His name is N. Stan Gatorr (yes, the double-r is deliberate).  He is my evil twin, and has the general mentality of an internet troll.  He's one of those people who "don't like what they don't understand".  He is willing to mock anyone with disabilities, especially autism.  Like I said, before, I was trying to mock those types of people when creating him.  Originally, though, he was created as a means for me to mock the "Arthur" episode, "Arthur's Big Hit" (a.k.a. the episode where they messed up the moral that violence is wrong, specifically by setting it up to potentially teach about respect for others' property).
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Sleepstar Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I have autism, but I am quite smart. When it comes to exams I don't revise, instead relying on my memory to recall information. But I hate the stereotypes related to autistic people.
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Psycho333 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
From what I've noticed with my own Autistic traits Autism is in part not having filters on your senses so you see, hear, and notice everything all at once.

The human mind though cannot process all that input though which results in the brain being overloaded. 
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