Autism and NYC nervous system Overwhelm

Have you seen the movie Temple Grandin?  It is an outstanding film based on the experiences of an autistic girl who overcomes great hurdles to thrive in society.  It got me thinking about a seminar I took with the International Pediatric Chiropractic Association a few years ago.  We were studying sensory integration, how we as human beings take in and process information.  The presenting doctor gave a particularly vivid and telling description of what it was like to exist on the autism spectrum (Autism, Asperger's, ADD, ADHD...)

He painted a picture...