Autism Tech Support: Mute Notifications

Social interaction is hard. Sometimes people act like all we need to do is learn some strategies and then go out and do it, but that is such an oversimplification. Yes, of course we need to learn strategies, but what people often forget is that simply knowing those strategies won’t really improve life for us. We need to implement them, …

Autism Tech Support: Sunglasses

One of the things that can really mess with my mood is light. I am extremely sensitive to light and most of the year I feel tired and irritable simple because the light is constantly hurting my eyes. The pain is, most of the time, followed by headaches and irritability. Who doesn’t get grumpy when they have a headache and …

Autism Tech Support: Headphones

It’s been a while since my last Autism Tech Support post, so I felt it was about time. I’ve actually been wanting to write about headphones since the beginning because headphones were one of the first things, I bought that really started changing my life. Sound, smell and light are the things that can cause me most pain. Being on …