The challenges associated with ASD, SPD, and ADHD are as unique as the children affected. Others demonstrate repetitive behaviors, problems with coordination or impulse control, extreme food preferences, and social deficits. Some experience severe symptoms while others experience signs that are more muted. Regardless of the presentation, broccoli may provide a boost. But it’s not the crunchy green vegetable itself that’s beneficial; it’s the sulforaphane it contains.
Whether we’re familiar with autism masking or not, most of us can relate to the desire to fit in. Connecting with other people is a biological instinct intended to support our survival and overall well-being.