Stimmy. Stimmy. Stimmy.

This will be a living document. Stimming is anything that is repetitive & regulating. It's short for "self-stimulation", and is something that everyone does in many different ways. Everyone Stims - Neurodiverdent Rebel Repetitive can be Regulating can be emotional or cognitive. Of the many kind of stims, they can be • Tactile (touch), • … Continue reading Stimmy. Stimmy. Stimmy.

The Necessity of Autistic Play

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(Still in the process of edits. Updates will be made soon.) Recently I began to reread one of my favorite books, Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul. In the image above, Christopher Vaughan attempts to define what play is. Acknowledging that it is an experience that cannot be … Continue reading The Necessity of Autistic Play

Presentation Party: The Info Dump Edition

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What gets your blood pumping, your heart to flutter, your mind to light up with excitement? That! That thing, whither its a special interest or a current hyper focus of yours, that's what we want to share during this party. Where else can you go for that kind of fun??This blog post will be a … Continue reading Presentation Party: The Info Dump Edition

Katie Porter Gets Free Covonavirus Testing for Americans [Transcript & Subtitled Video]

Katie Porter:Dr. Kadlec, for someone without insurance, do you know the out of pocket costs of a complete blood count test? Dr. Kadlec:No ma'am, not, not immediately. Katie Porter:Do you have a ballpark? Dr. Kadlec:Out of…with a copay, ma’am? Katie Porter:No, the out of pocket… just the typical cost. Dr. Kadlec:I do not, ma’am. Katie … Continue reading Katie Porter Gets Free Covonavirus Testing for Americans [Transcript & Subtitled Video]

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Dancing is Existing — Autism HWB

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My first interview on stimming 😊 It was such a treat to be able to chat with Florence. Once I found out I was autistic my body started integrating more of these moves and so I started to realise that when I’m me, being my open self, it’s normal behaviour and this is a way … Continue reading Dancing is Existing — Autism HWB