There’s Much More To Autistic Stims Than You Probably Realise

Finding comfort, joy and relief in the ordinary

Jae L
6 min readApr 30, 2024

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I t doesn’t matter how many times I hear it, the word stim still makes me wince. Some words are just too harsh, as though they overshoot the mark without actually illuminating their meaning.

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Jae L

Queer, neurodivergent and in the business of defying expectations. Doing my best to answer the questions I keep asking myself. diverge999@gmail.com