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Calvin Glen

Calvin Glen

Name: Calvin Glen
Age: 17
Year of the Fix: 2018
Location: Poole, Dorset
Campaign: To increase the public's understanding of Asperger's Syndrome

I was diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum when I was seven and now live with Asperger’s Syndrome. 


It means I have difficulty with social interaction and in certain noisy, busy places I can suffer from sensory overload. It can be very scary.


But it also means I can focus very intently on things. My music is really important to me and I use my extreme attention to hear different bits of audio very precisely – things that a neuro-typical person may not be able to hear.


There is no cure for Asperger’s Syndrome but if there were, I wouldn’t want it. Yes there are negatives, but I think the positives outweigh the negatives once you learn your coping mechanisms. They can help you achieve great things.

The following Fixers helped me with this Fix: 


Aston Avery

Hannah Quinton

Hannah Gough

Chantelle Farenden

Joseph Hughes

Amy Pickford

The following people supported me with this Fix: 


Dr Andy Mayers
Dr Rachel Moseley
Amy Pickford
Marie Glen
Roxy’s Bar
Brothers Grimmer


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