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OhioGuidestone Quoted on Neurodivergent Sensory Issues

“They will just say no, even though they really want to go out with their friends. They may choose not to experience those things.” Brittany Reynolds’s Julie Washington turned to Brittany Reynolds for expertise on neurodivergence and how it can limit social activities, like arts performances.

“Many neurodivergent people love the arts but have to skip performances because of the way that their brains process sensory input,” said Brittany Reynolds, a supervisor with OhioGuidestone, a mental health agency.  “This can lead to fears about social situations and depression.”

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Bring fidget spinners and headphones: Sensory-friendly arts performances for autistic, ADHD audiences on the rise