Tag: meltdown

  • Stimming 101

    Stimming 101

    How many of us pick at or even bite our fingernails, twirl our hair, bounce one (or both) legs or drum on things with our fingers or hands? All these and more are examples of behaviors most everyone has. For autistics, stimming is a key tool in diffusing, even expelling excess energy, anxiety and intrusive…

  • From a Meltdown to Complex PTSD

    From a Meltdown to Complex PTSD

    There’s so much I want to share about what I’ve learned that’s affirmative, but a lot of coaching conversations online start when people feel isolated, helpless and adrift. Burnout, specifically an Autistic Burnout or Meltdown, is what generally describes the conditions when someone with autism can no longer mask their autism, can no longer participate…