Living with autism: She loves social media and make-up but struggles with talking to herself

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SINGAPORE - Some may look askance when Sarah Nurul Ain Ismail, 18, talks to herself as she goes about her tasks.

"Sarah, take off your apron. Fold it and put it in your bag, don't forget. It's important," she says quietly as she follows a checklist of tasks to do before she finishes her shift at Swensen's in Sun Plaza in Sembawang.

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