Ask an Autistic #1 – What is Stimming?

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:
1) Self-regulation
2) Sensory seeking
3) Expression

The seven senses discussed:
1) Taste
2) Smell
3) Touch
4) Sight
5) Hearing
6) Proprioceptive
7) Vestibular …”

You can read more from here.

 

Any reply would be very welcome

Follow

Get the latest posts delivered to your mailbox:

Your email address will not be passed to any other organisation. It will only be used to send you new posts made on this website.

MENU