Co-existing sight and hearing disabilities

View a past chat on this topic here.

Today’s #AutChat is for autistic and similarly neurodivergent people who also have sight or hearing disabilities.

Q1: What kind of sight and/or hearing disability do you have?

Have you ever met someone with a similar sight/hearing disability and similar neurodivergence(s)? #AutChat

Q2: Did your sight or hearing disability affect your diagnosis or self-diagnosis of autism (or a similar neurodivergence)? #AutChat

Q3: Are some things more difficult because of having both a sight and/or hearing disability and being neurodivergent? Are any things easier? #AutChat

Q4: Has your sight/hearing disability affected your experience with autistic/neurodivergent communities?

Has your neurodivergence affected your experiences with sight/hearing-related communities? #AutChat

Q5: What do other people usually get wrong about your combination of sight/hearing disability and neurodivergence? (People in general, or in healthcare or mental healthcare)

What do you wish people knew about it? #AutChat

Questions for this chat were written by @Unuhinuii.

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