Adding Insult to Injury

Adding Insult to Injury

When it comes to our fellow human beings’ lives, the impact of our actions can be damaging, even if we had the best intentions. So it is true with sensory experiences and sensory processing disorder and parents, carers, teachers, therapists, and even the medical profession trying to help when, in fact, they are harming. I read with great interest Autistic Science Person’s blog post earlier this week on “Autistic Sensory Pain and the Medical Consequences”, in which the gaslighting of autistic individual’s sensory sensitivities can lead to poor physical health and adverse medical outcomes. (more…)

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