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 children. But autistic adults exist, and we need to stim too! Autism doesn't magically vanish when somebody turns 18. And adults with other ...READ MORE +
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 a difficult set of problems for people with photosensitivity and others who have heat intolerance. Understanding Photosensitivity ...READ MORE +
A lot of people with disabilities struggle with fine motor skills that can make cooking and using ordinary kitchen appliances difficult. Perhaps you have tremors, perhaps your hand strength is limited, perhaps you have limited hand dexterity or arthritis -- or you just think these items are cool ...
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 sheep! The chronic pain community has coined a new term to describe the miserable feeling of being unable to sleep when your body hurts: ...
Chronic pain hurts. Not just sometimes, but all the time. There are certain times of year when pain can flare, and it usually has to do with weather, at least for me. The cold is especially difficult for me, but the heat can also send me into a flare. After years of living with chronic pain, ...READ MORE +
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 out. Everything is loud and harsh to our ears and too much noise can cause a meltdown. Luckily, there's an easy way to reduce sensory ...READ MORE +