Headphones are adaptive technology for my disabilities. | Eve Reiland

Headphones are adaptive technology for my disabilities. Sensory overload is painful, and until that sensory input is managed, muted or otherwise helped - the pain will increase and increase until I completely lose my shit if I can’t escape it. Then I have the horror of recovering from an Autistic meltdown, which can take days. …

Conference at Ohio State supports more accessibility in science

"Sign language interpreters supported the sessions during the conference, written programs were available in Braille and rooms were dedicated for quiet periods needed by attendees with sensory sensitivity. Even the nametags for the conference used a color communication system developed by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to let people know whether or not they wanted …