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When a gentle glow feels like a spotlight and everyday sounds hurt your ears, life can get anxious and painful. But, discovers Emma Young, there may be an upside to being highly sensitive.

Illustrations for Mosaic Science part of the Wellcome Trust, for an article about sensory processing disorder; when a gentle glow feels like a spotlight and everyday sounds hurt your ears, read the full article here.

How to Get A Playground Grant For Kids With Special Needs

How to Get A Playground Grant For Kids With Special Needs

What She Wished Loved Ones Knew About Her #Meltdowns and #Shutdowns - opposite emotional reactions:  #aspergers

What I Wish Loved Ones Knew About My Meltdowns and Shutdowns

” my mind screamed. I stared at the screen willing the baby to live. A month before, we had seen the baby move and blood flowing to its heart.

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"You just never know what someone is going through till you have walked in their shoes — especially the shoes that end up in the middle of the road."

When a Woman in a Walmart Parking Lot Came Over to Us During My Son's Meltdown

What I’m really thinking: the stepdad of an autistic child

What I’m really thinking: the stepdad of an autistic child

I knew that nothing would stand in the way of me being with your mother, and I still feel that way, despite your best efforts

A Plea to the #Autism Community, Fr 1 of Your Own - #MustRead article:  (by @ AutisticNW)

A Plea to the Community, Fr 1 of Your Own - article: (by @ AutisticNW)

The Statistic I Didn’t Know When My Son With Down Syndrome Was Born

The Statistic I Didn't Know When My Son With Down Syndrome Was Born

Wil spends of his life giving hugs - isn't that an awesome statistic?

Piece inspired by 2013's Color of the Year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald

Metropolitan Jewel-Box - Emerald art print and other works by artist Amori on sale today.

Sleep Solutions for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder

Sleep Solutions for Children with Sensory Needs

Through the Eyes of Autism: A Photographic Day in Oakland

Through the Eyes of Autism: A Photographic Day in Oakland

My son loves to take walks with his camera. I asked him where he went and what he saw. Lakeshore Avenue — I was walking with my sister and her doll when…

Special Needs Dad starts a website where you can purchase a kit with all the parts and instructions to build pvc equipment for our kids. He can design almost anything. Idea's welcome. www.tubular.design

There have been several requests for a beach wheelchair. There have been three major themes. Simple PVC beach stroller Full PVC chair with the big balloon tires that are easy to roll on the s.

Scientists Might Have Found a Way to Treat a Third of #Autism Cases - single protein in #brain:  (via The Independent)

Scientists might just have found a way to treat a third of autism cases

Scientists Might Have Found a Way to Treat a Third of Cases - single protein in (via The Independent)

When a Shopper Told My Son w #Autism He Was Badly Raised - don't #judge. He was trying to say #sorry:  (by Sazini Nzula, PhD)

When a Shopper Told My Son With Autism He Was 'Badly Raised'

When a Shopper Told My Son w He Was Badly Raised - don't He was trying to say (by Sazini Nzula, PhD)

"In our hearts, we believed she was capable of learning a profession, not just an entry-level job."

Mom Helps Daughter With Down Syndrome Start Gluten-Free Bakery

"In our hearts, we believed she was capable of learning a profession, not just an entry-level job."