Four-Way Stop: Stimming

Sorry, I wasn’t impressed with the audio quality this week myself. I’ll do better with it next week. Recorded 6-8 more minutes, but just wasn’t feeling putting the extra out there. So, talking briefly about stimming and how it relates to masking.  

What is Stimming?

Week two of the #TakeTheMaskOff campaign is about stimming. This is another one of those subjects that others can claim “EVERYONE DOES THIS!” So let’s start from the beginning of the lesson. What is a stim? It is a self-stimulating behavior or action. Yes, everyone does it. You often hear it referred to more often … Read moreWhat is Stimming?

AAM – Day 11 (Stims)

Stimming! From the outside looking in, we’re just being told that we can’t sit still. The fact is that these self-stimulating behaviors are wonderful stress relievers. These can be accomplished with stim toys, such as they ubiquitous fidget spinner. However, stimming is any movement that provides the necessary result for you. For me, I have … Read moreAAM – Day 11 (Stims)