Emmett’s having a really rough day. I’m so worn out already and they’ve only been home a few hours.
What I’ve noticed over my decade and a half of Autism parenting, is that the thing that causes overstimulation doesn’t have to be a bad thing.
Overstimulation is one of the leading causes of meltdowns.
I think that people assume that overstimulation is caused by unpleasant situations that a child can’t cope with.
While there is some truth to that assumption, it’s only half true.
The reality is that any situation can lead to overstimulation and meltdowns.… Read More