Tag: Stimming

Defend Your Tokens, Even When You’re Feeling Fine

Defend Your Tokens, Even When You’re Feeling Fine
November 2, 2013
Tips

Tokens, or spoons, are a metaphor for the finite mental resources that a spectrumite has to deal with the day’s …Read the Rest

The Pain of Boredom

The Pain of Boredom
July 16, 2013
Anecdotes

Imagine your nervous system is inflamed. Every inch of nerve fiber in your arms, your legs, your head, feels hot …Read the Rest

Letting You Into Our World a Little

Letting You Into Our World a Little
December 15, 2012
Ideas

I wish I could have an invisible camera crew follow me around when I’m at home. You see, over time …Read the Rest

Reclaiming Stims

Reclaiming Stims
December 3, 2012
Anecdotes

Stimming is any┬árepetitive self-stimulating behavior. Some of the most well known are rocking, flapping, making sounds, spinning, and many others. …Read the Rest

This Thanksgiving I’m Thankful for My Autism

This Thanksgiving I’m Thankful for My Autism
November 22, 2012
Anecdotes

Sometimes it seems like everyone is focusing on all the ways in which autism is a disability. It’s true that …Read the Rest