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  1. autism-and-autotune

    A Thing to Contemplate: a sci-fi phenomenon

    It's a rather niche little trilogy, but has anyone else read the Chaos Walking books by Patrick Ness? If not, I'll give a little more info as to what I've been thinking about since my diagnosis. I loved these books dearly during my teen years, and to me they're still moving today. There is, in...
  2. D'Andre

    Having a surge of sensory over load?

    OK bear with me, I'm new to this. I'm trying to rest but I'm so amped up. I feel EVERYTHING, I not sad I'm just sort of overloaded. Ive been pacing off and on the last couple hours. I have certain rituals like self holding and its just a hard thing to describe. Any feedback will help.
  3. H

    Using pressure to alleviate sensory overload

    Hi, I am a fourth-year product design student on the autism spectrum who attends the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. I would like to talk to people also on the autism spectrum who have utilized pressure to alleviate sensory overload. Specifically, I am interested in how...
  4. sisselcakes

    Aspie overload - how to help

    How do you like your friends and family to treat you when you're on overload? My bf had gotten fired from many jobs in IT due to interpersonal issues- usually would end up telling someone off or having his version of a meltdown due to frustration with "illogical" people. Actually he might have...
  5. texkag

    Coping with meetings

    HI everyone, I work as a volunteer for a big charity in the UK. We had a branch meeting recently during which many of my issues surfaced and reminded of why I hate worker's meetings. For starters there were over twenty people there, many of them from another office, which triggered my...
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