sensory overload

Self-Care During an Election Year

Self-Care During an Election Year

Tap or click on ---> Episode Index Page <--- for the Program and Interview Transcripts Election years bring with them a lot of stress to add on to our stressful lives. Newspaper and/or blog articles, social media ads, television ads, emails are coming at us one after another with negative messages that bombard our senses. We become so overwhelmed, frustrated and burned out. Each effort to turn things o...

Self-Care During a Crisis

Self-Care During a Crisis

Tap or click to get the Program and Interview Transcripts . Crises for Autistic Adults comes from things like not getting hired for a job.  Getting rejected by someone you were dating. Maybe you got a notice that your support services were cancelled.  Your pet needs to go to the Vet.  Maybe you are facing the real threat of homelessness.  Autistics face more crises for various reasons, an...

Self-Care During Sensory Overload/Meltdown

Self-Care During Sensory Overload/Meltdown

Please go to the Episode Index Page for the Program and Interview Transcripts Zephyr’s understanding of their own sensory limitation needs makes Zephyr a fantastic guest to talk about this topic.  Many non-autistic people just cannot grasp that sensory overload/meltdown is a very painful and traumatic episode that wipes out our energy to a point where we must rest and become better regulated.  Zeph...

Self-Care During Seasonal Depression

Self-Care During Seasonal Depression

Please go to the Episode Index Page on todaysautisticmoment.com for the program script and the interview transcripts. Why should we talk about seasonal depression at the beginning of the summer and the 4th of July? Because the 4th of July can be one of the worst days for Autistics. A lot of Autistics are the opposite of the general population in that our seasonal depression is worse during the summer and bette...

Eating Disorders for Autistic Adults

Eating Disorders for Autistic Adults

Program and Interview Transcripts can be found on the Episode Index Page. According to researchers, Autistics are at a 4-9 to 22.9% higher risk of developing an eating disorder. Sensitivity to food textures, digestive issues, and interoception play a significant role that impacts Autistic Adults experiencing eating disorders. Tas Kronby joins me to talk about what eating disorders can affect Autistics, the chal...