Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Article: Meltdown? Reduce Sensory Input, Reduce the Intensity

My latest post over at Special-ism is about reducing the intensity of meltdowns by reducing the sensory input.  Hop over to Special-ism for a read.


Meltdown? Reduce Sensory Input, Reduce the Intensity
by Gavin Bollard
http://special-ism.com/meltdown-reduce-sensory-input-reduce-the-intensity/


Over the years, I've written quite a bit about meltdowns on this blog. For a long while, they were very regular events in my life, they "owned" me and I hated them.  They followed me from early childhood through to adulthood.

Now they're quite rare (for me personally), though they're not rare in our house. I have two kids on the spectrum and the next meltdown is never very far away.



Here's a selection of my previous posts on meltdowns;




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