The Autistic Tug of War
Three things pulling me in different directions, like the most complicated tug o' war ever.
A lot of medical professionals are skeptical of the self-identified/self-diagnosed autistic person. But the autistic community is not.
It's absolutely critical that sensory sensitivities be acknowledged and honored.
To understand sensory needs, we have to understand sensory processing functions and how they drive our behavior.
For all of our talk about neurodivergence-affirming therapy for autistic children, parents often find that techniques used by their child's