The Ways ADHD And Autism Impact How We Move Our Bodies

Proprioception, interoception, dyspraxia, apraxia, and hypermobility disorders in ADHD and Autism. A collection of stories describing these commonly co-occurring conditions.

Clumsy, or Neurodivergent?

Interoception, proprioception, and postural sway. An explanation of some unexpected ADHD and Autistic traits, such as difficulties with various sensorimotor skills.

Postural Sway in ADHD and Autism

Postural instability, toe-walking, and other characteristic Autistic and ADHD walks. Postural Sway in ADHD and Autism: what does it actually mean, and why is it important to understand?

Interoception And Emotional Regulation

Why it’s important to know how your emotions physically feel in your body. Have you ever been surprised by the sudden intensity of your own emotions? One minute you thought you were calm, cool, and collected, and the next you were flying off the handle? …Just me, then? (Hopefully not just me).

Motor Dyspraxia, Autism, And ADHD

Motor dyspraxia impacts one’s ability to balance and coordinate movements, and is very common in Autistics and people with ADHD.

Dyspraxia And Apraxia

Motor and coordination issues in Autism and ADHD. As many as 87% of Autistics have co-occurring motor issues, and one study found a prevalence rate of 75% of Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) in children with ADHD.

Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders

May is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month. Most cases of EDS are rare, some of the more common types are hyper-mobile (hEDS), classic (cEDS), and vascular (vEDS).

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Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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