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Posts Tagged ‘hypersensitivity’

Nurturing Comfort: Sensory Processing Through an Autistic Lens

What grates on your nerves? The slurping sound made by an open-mouthed eater or by someone smacking gum and popping bubbles? What about ticking clocks? Or the coworker who repeatedly clicks their pen, ad nauseam? Why do such noises bother autistic people? Maybe it’s because stimuli and sensory...