I stim too…
bounce and wiggle
twist a lock
hold tight to that ‘calming rock’
fiddle and fold
squint and spin
and then begin again
shoes too big so toes can move
wiggly legs that find their groove
Tom Sawyer pockets with fidgets galore
quiet hands are such a boreLeah Kelley – July 27, 2013
I could write more about this… but I think this visual pretty much sums it up for me right now. Additionally, there are already some amazing posts that say what I would like to say or consider… so I am linking them up here:
Socially Inappropriate by Musings of an Aspie
Things my autistic kids love: Public transit by Small But Kinda Mighty
Way-To-Stim Wednesday: Video Series by Anabelle Listic
Stimming by Outrunning the Storm
30 Days of Autism is a project designed to fight stigma, promote civil rights, and increase understanding and acceptance for those who process and experience the world differently.
© Leah Kelley, Thirty Days of Autism (2013)
I love the poem and the visual. Thank you for linking to SBKM ❤
I was actually working on this today prior to reading your post. Sometimes we just seem to align so perfectly and I couldn’t resist – it just fit my thinking and I love LOVE your perfect acceptance and celebration of your boys.
May the Force be with you, my friend
I want to print that poem out and frame it for my girls 🙂
Ah… That would be an honour… I may need to add some more visuals for you 🙂
Thank you for the link. 🙂 I love Annabelle’s video series too.
Soooo love this poem. Thank you ❤
Thank you, Renee…That means so much coming from you ♥
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