A Mother’s viewpoint on Stimming
Dac has Tuberous Sclerosis and as part of that
she is Autistic. Autism, can make her have a difficult
sometimes seemingly impossible time with coping with
the real world. In an attempt to combat the stress she self soothes.
Some of her calming techniques also known as
stimming are flapping, rocking and spinning. I swear this
child of mine can spin in circles for an hour and never
ever get dizzy. How does she do that?
Well, i have decided to take legal license with the term
Parents need to stim sometimes too!
My stimming desire comes after a day of getting by on
three hours of sleep.
Stumbling and almost falling flat faced over a toy on the
way to the kitchen. Finding no milk
for cereal. dropping an egg on the floor.
The power goes out for some unknown reason so no shower.
Discovering my bank account is…
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