Annabannana

369d

What do you do to prevent sensory overload?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

View all
  • Zoru

    369d

    I use grounding techniques, like the 54321 method. Sometimes it will still happen, but grounding myself and reassuring that it's okay and i'm okay tends to help me out a bit.

  • bugboy

    369d

    Whenever i can, i try to step away and stim really hard to get the frustration/overwhelmingness out. (i.e shaking hands, pacing, head shaking, etc.) even if its for just 2 minutes and usually be mindful of my breathing at the same time to kinda calm my nervous system. Sometimes it works better than others so im still working on it.

  • Emmy8

    363d

    I wear earplugs called downbeats.

  • AshandFyre

    363d

    I wear overhead headphones that are noise canceling to sort of tune down or down out the thongs that stress me out the most.

  • Jolene

    360d

    I would say find somewhere that’s quiet and try to take deep breaths while you can that always helps me

  • Carolm

    355d

    Step away, take a break, breathe

☝ This content is generated by our users and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.