For those who don’t much about it, I’d like to explain to you sensory hypersensitivity, sensory overwhelm, and meltdowns from a first-person perspective.
Our sensory sensitivities wield a great deal of power as they can push us to overwhelm and meltdown as
My mother pushed and screamed. I splashed into the wild
rumpus already begun, the party of songs and a girl
who cannot sing.
I started climbing, searching, finding
everything I would not need. Fervent groping
lips in darkness.
I wear words like
I would like to thank my friends at the Aspergian for helping me compose this list! They’re the best!
Autism is hard. It can be tiring, terrifying, infuriating, painful, and overwhelming—all at the same time. Yet, in so many ways
After my autism diagnosis, I started living life with open eyes…or, at least I thought that’s what I was doing. I began socializing more and spending time