Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Autism acceptance month: links

Those interested in the dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and autism will be interested in these links:

Can you make it to the end?
National Austistic Society, UK
Watch our film and experience what sensory overload is like for a boy on the autism spectrum.
  • Warning: this film contains flashing lights, bright colours and loud, sudden noises.
Recommended by the Adult Down Syndrome Clinic:

Fascinating images reveal how people with autism see the world
Rebecca Harrington, Tech Insider, 29 October 2015
People with autism see the world differently.

They typically don't look at faces as closely; they can be more easily overwhelmed by too many stimuli; and they may fixate intensely on one thing at a time ...

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