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Anika Smith

Anika Smith is a linguistics student and teaching assistant for children with autism. She lives in England with her son, Noah. Anika was diagnosed with autism at the age of 14, after a tumultuous diagnostic process. Noah is six years old and diagnosed with autism too. They journey together. Instagram: @senseautism

Top Ways to Interrupt the Meltdown Cycle

Top Ways to Interrupt the Meltdown Cycle https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-interrupt-meltdown-cycle

Meltdowns are often caused by sensory issues. The world is often too loud, too bright, too stinky, or too silent. Even if a meltdown is triggered by something else, adrenaline will heighten our senses more. This is a natural survival instinct, but people with autism go into survival mode more often. This leads to a […]

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