Autism Personified | A Girl Wearing Multicoloured Lights In a Dressing Gown

The Difference Between Meltdowns and Shutdowns

If you’ve heard of autism, you’ve heard of autistic meltdowns. They’re often the part of autism that people mistake for being ‘bad behaviour’, even though that couldn’t be anything further from the truth. However, if you’ve heard of autism, you probably┬áhaven’t heard of autism shutdowns. It’s a relatively new phrase used in the autistic community […]