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  • Special_Needs_Autism_Technology_Skills_Education_Interaction
    May 31, 2018 Rebecca Sharrock

    The Benefits of iPads

    There’s a  lot of talk and occasional criticism about how much we’re intensely relying on our computer tablets and smartphones and the negative impact it's having on social skills. However, as someone with Autism my iPad is a very important device in regards to controlling my anxiety and enabling me to get more of my career work done.
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  • Autsim_Routine_Structure_Familiarity_anxiety_stress
    April 30, 2018 Rebecca Sharrock

    The Benefits of Change

    Due to my autism I naturally find change very difficult. Unexpected changes can leave me anxious so routine has always been a comfort to me, however despite feeling content with repetition, I do still become bored with it.


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  • Autism_Routine_Sensory_Processing_Meltdowns
    January 27, 2018 Rebecca Sharrock

    Routine and Slower Processing

    Whenever something unexpected occurs which leaves me with no other choice than to change my timetable, I experience extreme anxiety and often have a meltdown as a result. In addition to having autism I also have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder which multiplies those challenges by two.
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  • December_Autism_Stress_Anxiety
    December 19, 2017 Rebecca Sharrock

    December As An Autistic Person

    Every event of my life that is most significant to me occurs in the month of December. It contains my birthday, Christmas and New Year's Eve which are all very exciting but at the same time cause me stress and anxiety for various reasons
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