Several studies pose estimates that over 90 percent of people with autism have significant difficulty with sensory processing. While most of this takes the form of extreme sensitivity to sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and textures, some autistic people actually have atypically low responses to sensory stimuli. With this, we can see a correlation with the [...]
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The warming rays of humankind Divert a portion of themselves That through a sacred prism pass Refracting into vibrant us. We few, we happy few, we band of others-- Whose vision brightens the obscure, Whose music fills the masses’ throats, Whose lines fill full the living page, Whose brushes paint the human soul: Let's spread [...]
Autism Explained Poorly
Could societies through the millennia have owed their survival to the insight, hope, imagination, creativity and guidance of their neurodivergent members?
Love Song to My Life
The humming remnants of our joining Linger in my ears And grow more sonorous Whenever I close my eyes. The soft force of your encircling arms Settles upon me again Each time I call it back With a mindful breath. Forgive me, I pray, My frailty–my flight from you– The odds I put between us– [...]