this isn’t a big issue I just needed some place to vent my feelings
I feel like nt’s using stim/fidget toys is just really gross unless they’re using them to focus, and not like make a distraction out of them, play w/ them ect.
I guess this is mostly because they’ve become a ‘trend’ something ‘cool’ to have, where as before all of this, if I had any stim item I would get made fun of.
Some nt’s don’t understand the concept of stimming at all, and I still get laughed at for flapping my hands/sleeves, picking at my skin, grinding my teeth, even yelled at for shaking my leg bc it was ‘annoying’ someone.
I wish y’all would stop saying shit like ‘it’s normalizing stim items, and stimming !!111!! it’s really helping autistic/nd ppl” bc it’s really not, it’s just a trend and most ppl don’t even understand why we have fidget toys in the first place, or understand stimming at all, it’s just something ‘cool’ to have