Normal Is Overrated

Musings and meanderings on the autistic spectrum

June 9, 2007

Overload, Discomfort and Shutdown

From what I’ve found, I tend to be more easily overloaded by certain stimuli than do most people. The same tends to be true for a lot of others on the autism spectrum with whom I’ve talked, though it’s hardly universal amongst autistics.

So today, I thought I’d talk about what sensory overload is like for me.

First of all, it’s important to note what sorts of situations can actually make me feel overloaded.

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Filed under: Sensory Issues — codeman38 @ 7:30 pm

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