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16 Comfortable Autism Noise Canceling Headphones and Earplugs
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If you are on the autism spectrum like me or you have an autistic child or family member, you probably know sounds and too much sensory stimuli can stress us ...

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12 Sensory Toys for Adults With Autism, ADHD, and Anxiety
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It's time to talk about adults on the autism spectrum and sensory toys! Most of the time, when people discuss autism and sensory needs, they only bring up ...

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9 Ways People with Photosensitivity Can Beat the Heat This Summer
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It's that time of year again. Summer is here and with it comes the heat and the sun. While summer can be all about pools, BBQs and the beach, it often brings ...

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Why Seeking Another Diagnosis When You’re Already Chronically Ill Is Complicated
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“Hold on, let me check my calendar.” I pull up my calendar and look for a day where I will be in the city for appointments, but not a day that’s too ...

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The Labor Shortage Has Created a Caregiver Crisis for Seniors and People with Disabilities
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The almost-post-pandemic labor shortage in the United States is a hot topic in the news right now. If you’ve driven around your town or checked Facebook groups ...

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7 Useful Kitchen Appliances for People With Limited Hand Use
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A lot of people with disabilities struggle with fine motor skills that can make cooking and using ordinary kitchen appliances difficult. Perhaps you have ...

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9 Soothing Strategies to Help You Sleep When Painsomnia Strikes
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Sleep can be a hard thing to come by, especially when you are living with chronic pain. You've tried everything -- relaxing music, meditation, even counting ...

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What It Was Like to Get a COVID-19 Test as Someone at High Risk
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Sometimes I feel like going out in public during the pandemic is like entering a different world than I knew, (which is true), but at the same time familiar ...

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12 Self-Advocacy Skills for Adults With a Disability or Chronic Illness
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Whether you have had a disability or chronic illness for a long time or you’re new to facing health challenges, you may have heard of the term "self-advocacy." ...

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4 College Application Tips for Students With a Disability or Chronic Illness
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When I began the college application process as a teenager with a chronic illness, I was lost. After two years of medical chaos, during which college would ...

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