Indeed, autism is something to be taken seriously. Aside from hampered social skills, one of the other more common signs of this disability is a heightened sense of the things around them. A lot of autistic individuals may perceive normal sounds as too loud and mild scents as overpowering. It’s easy to see the world as a terrifying place to be in with this degree of sensitivity, which is why we have to understand what they’re going through every time they show signs of distress. Watch this video to find out more.

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