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The Autistic Experience of Sensory Overwhelm, Meltdowns, and Shutdowns » The Aspergian

An autistic exploration and breakdown of how sensory overload, meltdowns, and shutdowns feel in the moment and after the fact. Read More → Source: The Autistic Experience of Sensory Overwhelm, Meltdowns, and Shutdowns » The Aspergian

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Why saying “no meltdowns” is wrong

So today I went to the school to donate my son’s weighted vest that he had outgrown. Not all insurances cover them. I would be blessed if someone gave one to us. So when I got there, I was waiting for the appropriate staff member to give it to. There as a boy around 12 […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Dec 18, 2008

Thu, Dec 18, 2008, 9:06 PM | Google News Alert for: autism Goldwater Institute: Cut education spending, eliminate commerce …Bizjournals.com – Charlotte,NC,USA… Office of Tourism and Department of Commerce as well as state money for all-day kindergarten, autism funding and a 10 percent cut to university budgets. …See all stories on this topic Jim Carrey Clears Up His Stance on AntidepressantsPeople […]