Day: December 5, 2018

Blog:Married: With Aspergers- Overload – #Autistic December 4/31

Blog:Married: With Aspergers- Overload – #Autistic December 4/31

Overload is hard to describe to somebody who doesn’t experience it, because it’s not simply the physical pain from something being, say, too loud. Its effects run much deeper.

Some days I can cope with my sensory environment better than others. I know fatigue lowers my threshold of tolerance, but it goes beyond simple intensity–brightness or loudness for example. Other qualities of the sensations play a bigger part than is generally realised.

With sound,

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Starlocalmedia.com: Local autism community celebrates Christmas minus the 'sensory overload'

Starlocalmedia.com: Local autism community celebrates Christmas minus the 'sensory overload'

The sights and sounds of Christmas often include caroling, twinkling lights, sleigh bells, shopping malls and big gatherings throughout the community. But traditional holiday celebrations can spell “sensory overload” for residents on the autism spectrum.

“A lot of them involve crowds and a lot of noise, a lot of unfamiliar

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