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Intro to Vocal and Verbal Stimming: No Stupid Questions!

1. What is vocal stimming? Autistic people use repetitive actions to self-stimulate our senses. Shortened to “stimming,” self-stimulatory behavior is an often involuntary self-regulation mechanism. Vocal and verbal stimming are types of stimming behaviors that use our vocal cords and mouths. Vocalizing produces soothing vibrations in our bodies. Fun Fact: cats purr because the vibrations are physically healing.  Since it...