Amythest Schaber, who is autistic, talks about stimming (and neurodiversity) in the 11 minute video that you can watch below. She writes:
“What is stimming? Why do Autistic people do it? What are some common stims among the Autistic population? What the heck is “proprioception”? Answers to all of these questions (and a surprise appearance from my cat!) in the first episode of Ask an Autistic!
Three main reasons an Autistic person will stim:
2) Sensory seeking
The seven senses discussed:
7) Vestibular …”
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