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Old 12-09-2011, 01:59 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by joswitch View Post
Doesn't a good hug make pretty much everyone feel better?
I'm sure I read somewhere hugs lower blood pressue etc...
Humans are tactile creatures, after all.
True, but my understanding of the autism spectrum is that many forms of human-to-human touch are actually avoided because the stimulation is unpleasant for many people with autism. Temple Grandin, if I recall, is unable to have human touch, hence the squeeze box.
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