Revelations of an autistic young adult

By MustardOrMayo404

1. I'm a 21 year old guy who has Asperger's Syndrome (high functioning).

2. I lived a happy life in Australia from 2003 to 2005, but had to be sent back to Singapore in 2005 due to family affairs.

3. The only school that specialised in my disorder, Pathlight, rejected my application (in 2010), possibly due to having no vacancies at the time, so I was forced to attend a mainstream school.

4. MOE "niche" schools (public schools) here seem to have a higher bullying rate, but the trick is that the bullies only "activate" themselves when no adults are around.

5. I do wish MOE would allow for surveillance cameras to be installed in at least 2 adjacent corners of classrooms, and be hidden, in order to spy on students when they don't see any teachers. Teachers must not reveal locations of cameras to students (but SNOs can), or else they would get fired (or "sacked").

6. While an online description of my disorder online mentioned typically having a single "obsession", I seem to have 3, to add they seem to be automatically prioritized.

7. For me, schools here were pretty much torturous for me. I don't even want to talk about how bad my experience was, but basically, it was very bad. Thank God I survived!

8. I actually have an Evernote page covering as many bullying tactics as I can remember that were used against me, which was intended for a blog post that I never got around to posting.

9. I do, however, dream of contacting my former schools for their class lists (and names of Heads of Discipline) during the time I studied there, in order to build a personal "blacklist", and I don't feel like revealing the reason why I would do such a thing.

10. I was actually eligible for the Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) concession card, even though I don't have any physical disabilities (besides possibly having bad metabolism), so I've been successful in resisting the urge to abuse my Green Man Plus privileges.

11. I can mostly live independently here in Singapore, even more so if I was able to install more appliances to help with the tedious tasks I don't really want to do. I'm trying to live in Perth full-time, but am currently unable to do so.


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