Tag: sensory overload

  • Autism And Sensory Overload

    Autism And Sensory Overload

    Did you know that in addition to the classic symptoms of Autism (social deficits, language difficulties, repetitive behavior), many individuals with Autism also suffer from sensory overload? Imagine having all your senses overloaded at once — Visual stimuli like bright lights and blurred images; loud sounds; strong smells. It’s not only extremely uncomfortable; it can…

  • Autism And Being Touched

    Autism And Being Touched

    A new study conducted by University College Dublin has shown that the top two things, aside from the language skills of autistic children, are their ability to think critically and how much they like certain sensations. The study was based on recent research that suggested it wasn’t autism itself that impaired social interactions in kids…