At long last, some research and discussion on stimming, from the perspective of actually autistic adults. “Through interviews and focus groups, we asked 32 autistic adults to share their perceptions and experiences of stimming, including the reasons they stim, any value doing so may hold for them and their perceptions of others’ reactions to stimming.Continue reading “Stimming as Self Therapy”
ADD/ADHD THOUGHTS 11/15/2018. Warning, this is long and thought stimulating. 😁👀❤️ I am getting to that point of finding my strengths instead of beating myself up for my “faults”. The negatives get more attention typically, because those are the things that bother other people most such as chronic lateness, distractibility, difficulty following through on tasks,Continue reading “Understanding ADHD”
This remarkable and extremely helpful book is written by an Autistic woman who also has Autistic children. I downloaded the sample from iBooks, and was totally impressed at the clear concise writing on the example of Christmas with Autistic children. For example, did you know that receiving presents wrapped up can be extremely stressful andContinue reading “It’s an Autism Thing – I’ll help you understand”
This woman presents an audio clip giving a very factual description of what an #ActuallyAutistic meltdown can be like and what can cause them to occur Last week I posted a very short video explaining what autistic meltdowns and shutdowns are in just over two minutes. Since posting I’ve had some questions so this weekContinue reading “What is an Autistic Meltdown?”
Studying more on ASD and ADD has given me many insights; not only into the autistic community, but also myself. Long blog post!