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Tawaki
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10 Nov 2018, 8:43 am

I posted this over in the news section, but did know how many people here visit.

It is nice to see an article that isn't all doom and gloom about autism.

NYTimes: For Autistic Boys, the Subway Is Actually Soothing
For Autistic Boys, the Subway Is Actually Soothing https://nyti.ms/2yUgxhl



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27 Nov 2018, 8:44 pm

Nice. Thanks.


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03 Dec 2018, 9:27 am

The subway was jarring for me 50 years ago.

It is much improved today.



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03 Dec 2018, 11:09 am

Way to high a risk of light touch or smokers to be soothing for me


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Diagnosed autistic level 2, ODD, anxiety, dyspraxic, essential tremors, depression (Doubted), CAPD, hyper mobility syndrome
Suspected; PTSD (Treated, as my counselor did notice), possible PCOS, PMDD, Learning disabilities (Sure of it, unknown what they are), possibly something wrong with immune system (Sick about as much as I'm not) Possible EDS- hyper mobility type (Will be getting tested, suggested by doctor) dysautonomia