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Mom has said she thinks that wearing my noise canceling head phones too much was increasing my sensitivity to sensory input and suggested I start wearing them less. I don’t wear them all the time, but they are my first line of defense to help my sensory issues, so it’s fairly often. She said she suspected it because my father(the parent I inherited autism from) started communicating more about causes of his noise sensitivities after he started sleeping with ear plugs. I’ve been dealing with pretty high sensitivity for a while due to really bad burnout, but it has improved significantly since I stopped pushing myself to go places and started using sensory aids, so I really don’t want to start using them less. I tried to look for information on this but all articles just talk about them being good preventative for meltdown and are geared towards autistic children, so im not convinced that they have the information I need. Have you guys noticed anything like this or is this just another case misinterpreting stuff?

    • cogsquatparsnip


      My dad thinks that since I got diagnosed I've become more autistic and sensitive to noise so I feel your pain. I've got loop earbuds they block out most of the noise but you can still hear convisations,they've got ones where you can adjust the decibels that they block out.

    • JametheDealMaker


      In my experience, using the aids does not affect the issues beyond making it more bearable to exist. 🧊🫘

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Based on the provided context, some individuals with sensory issues have found relief using noise-canceling headphones or earplugs to manage their sensitivities. However, each person's experience may vary, and it is essential to find what works best for you. It might be helpful to discuss your concerns with a healthcare professional or seek advice from others who share similar experiences.

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