Oh man, I was ready to make a silly reply, but after reading the last few pages I don’t think I can.
Although I’ve never been clinically diagnosed, my parents and I have figured that I have high functioning autism/aspergers. Not really too sure about the distinction between the two… Regardless, it really only affects me in one area: anxiety. I do very well in school, I have friends and people I talk to in my neighborhood, I have lots of interests and various skills, but it haven’t gone anywhere in a car for a few years. Something happened once where I had some sort of bad experience somewhere, and after that I never wanted to go out anywhere. I’m getting closer to getting back out, but I’m used to the status quo. I tend to get nervous about new things and certain kinds of changes, but once I adapt I’m fine. I am homeschooled (I use an online school), but that’s not because of any developmental issue; I’ve been homeschooled from the start and have never been interested in a public high school. I do plan on going to a regular college, though. Personally I think having a bit more flexibility can help a student concentrate and do better work.