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Reducing auditory meltdowns

Reducing auditory meltdowns

Auditory issues are common with those with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Frequently, many people with autism have SPD. Auditory issues restricts locations and activities. But even without professional support, there are nudges that can help move someone towards being able to handle the sound better or notice the warning signs so a meltdown is prevented.

 

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No, jail isn’t on the list of co-conditions of autism

No, jail isn’t on the list of co-conditions of autism

There are many health issues, conditions and challenges associated with being on the autism spectrum. But there’s also misunderstandings, misinformation and not knowing. This article lists some of the most common conditions associated with being on the spectrum.

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Research AND logic needed for useful solutions

Research AND logic needed for useful solutions

 

 Nutrient deficiencies can cause food cravings. If that's the case, then it's easy to figure out what nutrients are missing by reversing the food craving. But it isn't always the case.

In our two previous articles, we looked at the connection between fat and physical and mental health, specifically for those on the autism spectrum and those with sensory issues. 

Here we look at whether cravings tell us what other foods we need for health.

 

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How 'connected' are you to having a long life?

How 'connected' are you to having a long life?
The quiet killer. Some things are difficult to measure yet can do immeasurable harm to us if we aren't aware of, or watchful of its consequences. Read on to see how isolation and loneliness can decrease the quality and quantity of our years, and what steps we can take to improve our situations. Continue reading

Happy ❤ Day! (and) How heavy should your weighted blanket be?

Happy ❤ Day! (and) How heavy should your weighted blanket be?
Perfect timing! Today is the day people show their ❤. Today is the day, I explain why I don't ❤ the weighted blanket magic formula. Weighted blankets have become popular and with the rise of popularity is the rise in information, both good and bad. Continue reading