Pain

View a transcript of past chats on this topic here: May 3, 2016 and May 15, 2016.

Today’s #autchat is on physical pain, including chronic pain.

Some autistic and similar people have difficulty noticing pain, or have pain in response to different things, etc. #autchat

And some autistic and similar people don’t differ from neurotypical people in some or all of their pain experiences. #autchat

Q1: What similarities and differences have you noticed, relative to neurotypical people, in your experiences of physical pain? #autchat

Q2: Does autism (or a similar disability/disabilities) affect your ability to manage pain? If so, how? #autchat

Q3: What are your experiences communicating with other people around pain? #autchat

Q4: What advice do you have for other autistic or similar people on managing and communicating about pain? #autchat

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