Let’s get one thing straight.
Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sensory Processing Sensitivity are two different things.
If your child is Highly Sensitive, that does not mean they are on the Autism Spectrum.
I’m referring to something I read a few weeks ago while scrolling away on Instagram.
I saw a “Wellness Coach” claim that the Highly Sensitive Personality trait is just a way for therapists to downplay someone’s autistic traits…
Which is simply not true…
And science proves that.
It’s important to note that this individual in particular was not speaking from their own experience of an autism misdiagnosis…
So this is an example of how harmful (and easy) it can be to spread false information.
Tune in for a scientific and historical lesson on the difference between ASD and SPS.
For Highly Sensitive Teens: