Interoception – The 8th Sense

Kelly Mahler who has an MS in Occupational Therapy states that Interoception allows people to answer the question, “how do I feel?” in any given moment. Interoception also helps people to manage the way they feel, by prompting them to take action based on the body signals they notice. Many of the autistic people she supports were struggling with interoception and making sense of their emotions.

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