Sensory

Processing Grief through Movement

When all of her self-regulation routines failed to be enough to help her process the grief and anxiety of the covid pandemic, one woman found synesthetic release through movement.

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Alexithymia: The forest and the trees

Alexithymia is difficulty recognizing and identifying emotions. How one person used autistic strengths like attention to detail to improve emotional awareness.

Sensory Processing and Parenting

From a neurodivergent occupational therapist (OT), this article is great for parents who are noticing that they have much in common with their autistic or otherwise neurodivergent child.

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Autism and Food Aversions

“Are you going to eat that?” My friend asked, looking at the untouched bowl of miso soup in front of me.

Why Accessible, Community Driven, and Neurodiversity-Friendly Events Are So Important

“[…] a real effort was made to accommodate various sensory needs and allow the kids in attendance to pursue activities they enjoyed and found interesting. Visual instruction sheets and other adaptations were provided for those who were nonverbal; a variety of stations, all loosely related to the weekly sport theme, were set up to allow for choice; and the event in general was one that encouraged the neurodivergent folks who came – parents and children alike – to have fun and bond with other like-minded people.”

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