12 reasons autistic people might be sensitive to emotions

Posted by: alisrowe, August 22, 2021

Autistic people can be highly sensitive. They might feel upset, disappointed, frustrated or hurt frequently. Family members might sometimes think that their autistic loved one is being “oversensitive” or “overreactive”. If they understood the deeper reasons as to why their autistic loved one is like this, it might help them to be a bit more sympathetic!

Here are 12 reasons why autistic people might be so sensitive:

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