I’ve been doing a video series on YouTube for the past six months called, “Why Autistic People Do That”, and it has been one of the most rewarding projects I’ve ever worked on. The series hap­pened quite by acci­dent because

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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

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Humans com­mu­ni­cate in many non-verbal ways. An eye-roll in a super­market queue, slam­ming pots and pans around because you’ve been left to wash the dishes again– people throw these mis­sives around like con­fetti, and a great many expect to be under­stood, at

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