The Filter

Posted by: alisrowe, October 5, 2019

The Filter is an idea I came up with to describe how autistic people process information in everyday life.

The purpose of the Filter is to control input so that a person is comfortable and engaged. Whatever a person is doing, they are always exposed to three inputs:

Unimportant
Irrelevant
Unpleasant

Watch our amazing video to see an example of what exactly this means when applied to a real life situation:

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