Autism Pride 2022

Read what Dr Catriona Stewart OBE blogs for us about autism and conflict.
" Autistic people find heightened emotions especially scary. I personally find any kind of conflict or challenge highly stressful - just a word or two can have my heart pounding and my mind going numb. Is this innate? Are we, along with heightened sensory impact (like many, I have Mears Irlen syndrome, cut the labels out of clothes, which can never be of synthetic fibres, don’t cope well with background noises, fluorescent lights and casual touch), hard wired to have heightened fight or-flight reactions?"
Read the blog here

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