What is an Autism Reset?

You know what…there’s a term in Autism that is known as a reset… Not like the popular definition, its more like a rebuilding of a mental barrier that protects individuals with Autism from literally losing their minds. A wall, so to speak, which acts in replacement for a part of the brain others take for granted. A filter, trained through patience and intelligence, to be able to handle the simplest of social interactions without falling inward mentally from overwhelming sensory stimulation. So, when someone with Autism says they need a reset, know it isn’t simply asking for a do over. Its a serious and time sensitive request with major consequences. Give them space, and isolation. Most importantly, give them time…

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