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Proprioception is one of the senses, also known as kinaesthesia. It is your body's ability to sense its location, movement and action.
If this sense is out of balance then we experience instability leading to volatile emotions/mood swings, poor coordination, poor posture, inability to focus, sleep difficulties and reduction in fluidity of speech.
The body's natural response to this is to self regulate through vocal and physical behaviours (self stimulatory behaviours or "stimming").
See also: stims
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 What is Proprioception and Why is it Important? Angela Hansen, November 16th, 2017
- "Vestibular and Proprioceptive Hyposensitivity" Holistic Autistic