Some pictures of autistic pain body language

youneedacat:

A question about pain

realsocialskills:

Some autistic or otherwise atypical people show pain differently than most nondisabled people do.

For instance, some people show pain by laughing, or by getting really quiet.

How do y’all show pain? What are some ways of showing pain that get misinterpreted that would…

youneedacat said:

http://youneedacat.tumblr.com/tagged/pain-scale

Those are pictures of my facial expressions during different levels of (mostly) really nasty awful pain, from when a piece of my feeding tube got jammed under my skin.