The World According to Autism

Inside Autism:  Sensory Issues

At age 9, this autistic woman spoke for meaning the first time.  At age 12 she began to type.  Now she describes her autistic sensory chaos and challenges.

FREE Word Transcript of this video available below, on this blog.


c. 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 by S. A. Jones

Word Transcript: Autism Sensory Issues Video

WORD TRANSCRIPT.  TAPE 1/1  by S. A. Jones c. 2007, 2009, 2012

See Video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkYH6056QhI                                                                                                                                         

SUMMARY:  Introduction to ‘A.’ and her autistm-related Sensory Issues.  ’A.’ was non-verbal.  She spoke for meaning for the first time at age 9.  At age 12 she began to type. 

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Inside Autism: Chaos v. Autism taking ‘back seat’   WTjd100807a-b1o3.mov

See WORD TRANSCRIPT & Commentary on this Tumblr Blog.

Sensory Chaos v. Autism taking ‘back seat’. Communication and emergence of individual self.  Word order.  

  • Examples of how the ‘structure’ of language differs for autistics, v. ‘typicals’.  
  • Discussion about sensory management ‘before’ and ‘after’ communication (speech, typing) / younger vs. older.
  • Detailed description about the ‘nightmare’/sensory chaos state.

10/08/2007 Tape 1/3, Clips a & b. TRT: 00:18:56  c. 2007, 2010, 2012 by S. A. Jones

Inside Autism: Chaos v. Autism taking ‘back seat’ WTjd100807a-b1o3.doc

WORD TRANSCRIPT & Commentary

See video at: http://youtu.be/KfdG2KNZABE

SUMMARY:   Sensory Chaos v. Autism taking ‘back seat’. Communication and emergence of individual self. Word order.  

  • Examples of how the ‘structure’ of language differs for autistics, v. ‘typicals’.   
  • Discussion about sensory management ‘before’ and ‘after’ communication (speech, typing) / younger vs. older.
  • Detailed description about the ‘nightmare’/sensory chaos state.

10/08/2007 Tape 1/3, Clips a & b. TRT: 00:18:56  c. 2007, 2010, 2012 by S. A. Jones

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Inside Autism: Pre-Communication Ghosts + More JD100507ghi1o3.mov  c. 2007, 2010, 2012 by S. A. Jones (by essayjones) FREE WordTranscript at: www.insideautism.tumblr.com

Absence of self/physical body, pre-communication.  Challenges with expressive language (i.e. facial and cadence of speech), also sensory integration looking and hearing/talking at the same time.

Inside Autism: Pre-Communication Ghosts + More… WTjd100507ghi1o3

WORD TRANSCRIPT, TAPE 1/3, Clips 7, 8 & 9 (g, h & i ) c. 2007, 2010, 2012 by S. A. Jones. TRT: 00:20:01

SEE VIDEO AT: http://youtu.be/9DVASSl5GC0

SUMMARY:  Absence of self/physical body, pre-communication.  Challenges with expressive language (i.e. facial and cadence of speech), also sensory integration looking and hearing/talking at the same time.

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