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September 08, 2018
GOING TO THE HAIRDRESSERS & AUTISM FRIENDLY HAIRCUTS!
GOING TO THE HAIRDRESSERS & AUTISM FRIENDLY HAIRCUTS!

In this post I will share with you some reasons why children find going to the hairdressers and getting a haircut difficult. I will also give you some simple suggestions, including free social stories, that can help make the experience a good one.

February 26, 2019
4 powerful videos that reveal the pain of sensory overload
4 powerful videos that reveal the pain of sensory overload

Question: what's a major cause of meltdowns in pupils with autism? Answer: sensory overload.

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March 18, 2018
RECENT STUDY ON THE OVERLAP BETWEEN AUTISM & EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME/HYPERMOBILITY SPECTRUM DISORDERS
RECENT STUDY ON THE OVERLAP BETWEEN AUTISM & EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME/HYPERMOBILITY SPECTRUM DISORDERS
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Although much of my research efforts to date have focused on the genetics of autism, over the last year or so I’ve turned a significant part of my attention to a particular group of connective tissue disorders (CTD) and their overlap with autism.

March 27, 2020
How to Deal with Sensory Overload as a Sensitive Person
How to Deal with Sensory Overload as a Sensitive Person

Sometimes it feels like the world wasn’t designed for sensitive people. Here are ways to take care of yourself.

November 20, 2017
My child has been diagnosed with autism: What should I do?
My child has been diagnosed with autism: What should I do?

Finding out that your child has been diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be a difficult time, and parents often have lots of questions about what ASD is, how their lives will be affected and what support they can offer their child