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