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your thoughts on me having autism?

Hi i'm new to these forums(:

I wanted to know your thoughts on me having autism. I'm only 13 and for as long as i can remember
ive seemed to flap my hands when ive got excited. Now i only do it when im in deep thoughts,
or daydreaming. I've also always been shy and would rather be alone than around people.
My parents don't really care and seem to think it's nothing but im not so sure.

Please tell me what you think, thanks.
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replied September 16th, 2012
Probably not. A lot of people who have just a few quirks and a dash of shyness and then they freak out after reading an article or two about Aspergers. Go see a mental-health professional we aren't doctors and your post was way too vague.
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