Chapter 5: In Search of a Sensory Health Model

Time is timeless and knowledge priceless if you believe you are the breath of life versus the embodiment of life. – Cindy Blackstock Highly sensitive children are often healthy. Unfortunately, in our modern world, their ability to notice subtle changes in the environment can trigger major sensory stress. As we saw in chapter 4, the … More Chapter 5: In Search of a Sensory Health Model

Chapter 3: Sensory Abilities Are Not Disabilities (Draft)

Chapter 3: Sensory Abilities Are Not Disabilities “That which you mistake for madness is but an overacuteness of the senses.” ― Edgar Allan The elimination of sensory awareness from our language and culture has resulted in their elimination from our medical narratives as well. This has had terrible consequences on the health of highly sensitive … More Chapter 3: Sensory Abilities Are Not Disabilities (Draft)

Antidepressants in water trigger autism genes in fish – 13 June 2012 – New Scientist

THE low levels of antidepressants and other psychoactive drugs found in water supplies can trigger the expression of genes in fish that in humans are associated with autism. The levels of these drugs in drinking water are very low, but in theory a small dose could have an effect, says Michael Thomas of Idaho State … More Antidepressants in water trigger autism genes in fish – 13 June 2012 – New Scientist