Stimming is short for self-stimulating, which doesn’t sound great so you can see why it is shortened to stimming. A quick Google search (other search engines are available) will tell you that stimming is repetitive movements, sounds or use of objects. So that’s straight forward then what else is there to say? Well quite a … Continue reading Stimming: We’re more alike than you may think.
I woke this morning and got up after the alarms I had set had gone through their set series of different sounds and pieces of music. I hadn't slept much during the night, a lot of it was devoted to thinking about the meeting I had today with people I have never met, in a … Continue reading Finding the Happy in Each Day.
DISCLAIMER Do not read past this point if you think people suffer with or from Autism, if you believe that Autistics are damaged or lost or if you think that there should be a cure and a program to eradicate autism. Everything below is my satirical take on a popular message spread about Autistics and … Continue reading Neurotypical Spectum Disorder, a response. (Satirical)
The clock ticks, its sound is invading the space around me and slowly crawling inside my head. Tick, Tick, Tick Knock, Knock, Knock Bang, Bang, Bang I can feel it now, like a constant rhythm banging inside my head. I can still hear the voice but it's disappearing, melding with the bang. The other voices … Continue reading Don’t Keep it in, let it stim.
I don't know how it is for everyone else but for a long time I thought it was the same for them as it is for me. For me it doesn't stop, it spins and shifts in different directions creating webs of patterns, linked by varying hues. The demand for constant input, the never ending … Continue reading The Day the Whirring Stopped