Jewellery to stim by …

Here’s some logic: I stim when I am anxious and away from home I enjoy designing and wearing jewellery Therefore, I shall design ‘stim’ jewellery to wear when I’m out April 2019 Stage the first … getting supplies I checked out my usual online suppliers and found some interesting new additions on the market. Large…

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What’s stimming for and how does it relate to being on the spectrum?

The generally accepted definition of stimming is repetitive “self-stimulatory behaviours”. It can affect people with differing diagnoses and conditions, and while it is a common feature of autism it is not necessarily an indication of ASD. It can affect old and young alike, although older people may learn to hide or mask behaviours that may…

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Gadget review: my Tangle

Tangle A great hand-held twister gadget that I find helps when I need to stim but I’m in a place where it would be awkward. I can fiddle to my heart’s content, keeping my hands in motion and my thoughts engaged. Each section is easily detached so you can rearrange the whole thing if you…

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