April 2023

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Sensory Processing and Autism

Autism is a neurodivergent condition that heightens a person’s sensitivity to the world around them. Each autistic individual has a distinct brain, and their sensory processing experiences vary. However, a shared characteristic among autistic people is their distinctive sensory processing. Let’s discuss how sensory processing aligns with autism across the five sensory systems. The five …

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gay people more likely to be autistic

LGBTQ+ and Autism: The Perfect Pairing

Research indicates that autistic people are more likely to identify as belonging to the LGBTQ+ community. This means that autistic people can experience a wider range of gender expression. Furthermore, autistic people are more likely to not be straight. Basically, it’s not uncommon to be gay and autistic. Obviously this doesn’t mean that being autistic …

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