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My Life with Asperger's
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Published: February 2, 2016
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I made a webcomic strippy thingy! About autistic spectrum disorder! And here it is!

I started this as my final project for 2D design last quarter and I just finished it yesterday while I had free time to work during my printshop internship. This comic is the culmination of dozens of hours of work, lots of frustration, a couple of tears, and an earnest desire to explain myself to other people.

Update: I have now made a poster version. If you'd like to purchase one you can go to my RedBubble store: www.redbubble.com/people/ondam…
My Life With Asperger's - Poster Version by OnTheMountainTop
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Swaggie--Vortex's avatar
Swaggie--Vortex|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I feel you, my man!
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Scarce-Monics's avatar
Aspie and proud!
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Nayanagi|Hobbyist Writer
Seeing this picture/artwork/post (?) made me happy, because it’s explained Asperger’s better than I ever could lol (I’m an Aspie as well)
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Wuerfelmuffin|Hobbyist General Artist
I can just say: that comic is beautiful.

This comic can help me to explain how I feel, yep I am an aspie.
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squiggledog's avatar
I was indeed an Aspie myself. However the diagnosis doesn't exist anymore.
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zencookies|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aspergers is at times a asshat for me but I'm still learning ways to deal with it I guess so WHOS WITH ME
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zencookies|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Light can totally bug me sometimes too coming from someone like you, but I also have other stuff but yes I do pick up things others miss as well so lol
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Shika90912's avatar
I have a more severe sort and I experience the same symptoms, even going to my Tuesday's youth club gym hall is agony, it feels like a concert crowd screaming into your ears.
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tultsi93|Hobbyist Artist
Lovely. I also have Aperger's Syndrome so I understand exactly how you feel.
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ArrowTheBest's avatar
Yeah, I got Autism, Asperger's specifically, too. I always describe it as 50% a social disorder and 50% a bunch of other stuff. Physical Sensitivity was an issue when I was younger but I was seeing this like child-physical-and-other-things-therapist lady, and she gave my mother this plastic brush and told her to brush me every morning for like 2 years and I was ok. Light, noise, and too many people still bother me though. I don't necessarily melt down but I can get a bit hostile when I do start getting bothered by those things. I've never realy seen my Autism as a disability, and DON'T START with the 'ho, your such an example over coming that' or praising me for that. I didn't overcome anything. It's just never gotten to much in my way, it's not something I did. It's more of what my parents did when I was younger, with the therapist lady and other things, that made it so I don't have a lot of conflict with it. I jut kinda roll with my Autism, it's who I am.
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Numinous-inspiration|Professional Traditional Artist
Is it difficult to work as graphics designer with Aspergers syndrome?
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Flame-Expression|Professional Digital Artist
From a fellow Aspie, thank you <3
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RainbowHeartPony|Hobbyist General Artist
I can't believe it! Another female with Asperger's! Please send me a note if you want to talk , it would be great to chat with you!
Oh and I really love this comic, I can certainly relate! 

:love: Pearl Emote 43 
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Redmange|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I have Asperger's and I can relate so much
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Zoluki|Student General Artist
Aspie + Not Proud :(
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SketchShay|Hobbyist Artist
There's no shame in having a disability. It's not a weakness. :)
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Zoluki|Student General Artist
To me it is...
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SketchShay|Hobbyist Artist
Why?
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DarkPeCook's avatar
Hey, if you really Asperger Syndrome, then are you still can not eat something probition like Chocolate, Dairy Milk, wheat etc?
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OnTheMountainTop|Hobbyist General Artist
Autism doesn't necessarily mean that someone is lactose intolerant or has celiac disease. Those are different conditions then ASD.
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Serafina15's avatar
I agree with all that you've put forth; I'm on the spectrum too.
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SirenDrake's avatar
Wait, you mean it isn't normal to live inside your own mental bubble?  Well shoot.
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Dragonwolf505|Hobbyist General Artist
My friend has asbergers, and has a brother with severe autism, and I thank you for making this comic, as I think I may understand them a little bit better.
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Steamfan1992|Hobbyist General Artist
sad but true
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