Pretending to Be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome - Appendix V, Coping Strategies for Sensory Perception Problems, Appendix VI, Thoughts for the Non-AS Support People, Appendix VII, Support Groups and Other Helpful Resources Summary & Analysis

Liane Holliday Willey
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Appendix V, Coping Strategies for Sensory Perception Problems, Appendix VI, Thoughts for the Non-AS Support People, Appendix VII, Support Groups and Other Helpful Resources Summary and Analysis

Appendix five explains how those with AS can handle sensory perception difficulties. While more research is needed, some coping strategies are available. 'Aspies' should know that they will often appear strange in public. It is important to kindly ask those who touch you to stop, moving away when annoyance comes. If one likes the feeling of pressure, placing light weights in one's clothes can help, and choosing a fabric is crucial, among other things.

For visual sensitivity, use sunglasses, low watt light bulbs, and so on. Cover your face in large crowded areas when feeling...

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