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Sensory Pleasures (Seeking) Part One

7 minutes reading time at average speed Often the response I get when I discuss how sensory seeking I am is: “But you are autistic, you hate noise/lights/touch – insert whatever sense they deem to use – because you are hypersensitive.” In a few ways this is true – I am easily overloaded, can be…

Words caught like stones on the ocean floor

3 minutes reading time Spoken communication can be likened the ocean, each word a stone or shell upon its floor. Waves wash and roll, tossing these stones within reach, and most of the time they are a short dip away. It comes naturally. However, often without cause, the tide comes in and the stones are…

Unrelated correlations – an example of apophany

Trigger Warning // Mentioned death of a loved one, pet death, mental health issues Sometimes, the brain will link things that are rationally unrelated. This is something I have not seen discussed before with regards to autism. Until quite recently, I thought it was a personal quirk but conversations with other autistics show a pattern…

School Uniforms and Neurodivergence

The debate around school uniforms has raged on for years – with some people strictly against them and others arguing that they are helpful. I am not going to focus on the general arguments; instead, I would like to discuss this from the specific perspective of a neurodivergent person with sensory issues. For many autistic…

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