Sometimes it all gets a bit too much

I took this photo of my daughter recently in a busy shopping centre. It had all just got a bit much for her. The noise of so many voices. The smell of so many different foods combined with the smel…

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5 thoughts on “Sometimes it all gets a bit too much

  1. I’m waiting for the day that Mimi can understand her overloads and tell me what is wrong, how old was your daughter when she became ‘sensory aware’ x

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      • Mimi is 8 this month, she knows she is different and starting to explain that it’s too noisy and she doesn’t like the feel of things but this is usually after a massive meltdown where she can’t express at the time what’s wrong, hopefully soon she will be able to pull me to the side and give me a heads up – I can dream 🙂 x

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      • We don’t always know in advance but as a parent I am starting to notice her anxiety build and where possible remove her and avoid full meltdown or shutdown. Not always possible but I do my best.

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