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Does anyone else ever get questions about autism?

Matt11111

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There's a lot of questions I expect to get related to cubing. How fast can you solve it, what steps do you take, blah blah blah blah blah. One I didn't expect to get was whether I have autism, but multiple people have asked me in the past few months. I don't think they mean anything by it, they're probably thinking "a lot of autistic people have some sort of special interest they're really good at, maybe cubing is that for matt?" I've never heard of anyone else getting these sorts of questions, so I figured I'd post about it on the forum and ask you guys.
 

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I read somewhere that people with autism are usually better at focusing than others, maybe that's the reason behind why someone asked you that.

I mean I've never been asked something like that, but that's quite interesting.
 

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I read somewhere that people with autism are usually better at focusing than others, maybe that's the reason behind why someone asked you that.

I mean I've never been asked something like that, but that's quite interesting.
The focusing part could go either way depending on if they have ADD or ADHD, but they can also be very prone to certain things and have a very extreme focus which would allow them be able to focus on the task for as long as they like
 

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