Skip to content
hypersensitive hearing
avatar
An_256820 posted:
I have high functioning autism. With that i have hypersensitive hearing and sudden loud noises bother me i.e. fireworks, thunder etc. Is there anything I can do to block the noises so i can enjoy firework shows for example.
Reply
 
avatar
birdyg1rl responded:
I also have high functioning autism. My hypersensitive senses keep me from going to graduations, fireworks and sometimes even grocery stores. I can spot a person whose been smoking a mile away and if they come near me I choke and have to
get fresh air then I end up leaving. I have tried ear plugs at
fireworks but the sudden white flashes of one will give me lots of anxiety like flickering lights. Being this way since birth, I
would scream and cry till I vomited. Every year growing up I
wrapped myself in a blanket(head and all) then rolled up
under my moms chair whimpering the whole time. To this day
as an adult I don't even think of July 4th as a special day.
People and siblings would always say to "quit being a cry
baby" or they try to scare me under the blanket. If they only
knew! Ignorance......


Spotlight: Member Stories

My name is Daniel. I'm named after my daddy. I was born on august 12th 2006. I am a very Happy, Energetic little Boy. At the age of 18months I was...More

Helpful Tips

HIV CURE BY DR EDEKI
HIV is a terrible disease, if not for my Husband and the help of the great Dr Edeki my life would have been a mess! I was diagnosed with ... More
Was this Helpful?
1 of 1 found this helpful