More Than a Coping Mechanism

Stimming isn’t just a coping mechanism. It’s much more than that. Stimming is a positive part of autistic experience, not an unfortunate-but-functionally-important thing we have to do.

This post on the Real Social Skills Tumblr compares stimming to facial expressions and tone of voice as a way to help readers understand that stimming is more than just a coping mechanism.

Posted on October 13, 2014 and filed under Article.