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  • Shy Little Pixie: Unlocking the enigma of Autistic social anxiety

    …always find eye contact difficult because it does not feel natural to me. I find lights, noise and crowds overwhelming because my sensory system is heightened. Small talk feels strange…

  • Amplified, Episode 5: Tigger Pritchard

    …the environment or there was a sensory overload going on or the communication needed to be implanted, and so on and so forth. I just, I just fitted in, and…

  • Introduction to Autism, Part 1: What is Autism?

    …that world. Thus, the regions connected to interpreting sensory stimuli are very often hyperconnected in Autistic brains, as are the regions which mediate socio-emotional analysis and reaction. I doubt it…

  • Not water, tears: An Autistic story of motherhood

    …of hindsight – many of the things I grappled with as a parent were in fact my own struggles: my need for control, for predictability, for perfection. My own sensory

  • Amplified, Episode 6: Sam Rose

    …my anxiety and to manage burnout. I realised things like sensory differences, like I realised that I found it quite difficult to block out sounds and things, and so just…

  • Growing up Autistic

    …what language was used for. To this day, when anxiety climbs with oncoming sensory overload, my language comprehension will decelerate to a standstill, and I will lose sense of my…

  • Bruce Meatheringham on stimming and senses

    Join Bruce Meatheringham, Autistic advocate of Autism Sensory Awareness, as he explores his favourite stims and his sensory profile. This video is funded by the National Disability Agency. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FsfuTTt35Y…

  • My Autistic Journey and the Birth of Au-some Women

    …the quirky side of me, mostly impacted by sensory sensitivities. For example, I love gardening. I love plants. It is a feeling of comfort. Of love. Of calmness. The colours,…

  • Study with us

    …emotional regulation. To that end, we examine the differences between tantrums, meltdowns, shutdowns, burnout, and overwhelm (including sensory and social overload). We then consider behaviours within the frame of “can’t”…

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