Autism and Common Chronic Physical Health Issues

Autism and Common Chronic Physical Health Issues

Autistic (and ADHD) people often experience physical health problems in addition to their neurodivergent traits. These can include gastrointestinal problems, seizures, connective tissue disorders, autonomic dysregulation, and sleep disturbances. Although we don’t know why these problems often show up together, it’s important to be aware…
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Improve Emotional Regulation Through Mindfulness Meditation (Interoception)

Improve Emotional Regulation Through Mindfulness Meditation (Interoception)

Interoception is an important yet often overlooked part of emotional regulation. It is the awareness you have of the internal signals and sensations within your body, such as heart rate, breathing, hunger, and signals of pain. Interoception plays a role in how effectively you can…
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