By Michele Schwartz, MS, OTR/L
Headphones, particularly noise-canceling headphones, have become a popular tool for autistic people to cope with sound sensitivity and sensory defensive or auditory defensiveness. But what are different types of noise-canceling headphones?
My daughter has these headphones and loves to sleep with them!
I have heard great things about Bose Sleeppods, but they have been discontinued. These may be a good option.
I really like my new Airpods. I didn't realize how well they worked until I wore them on the airplane.
Noise-canceling headphones provide a way to block out irrelevant noises and reduce the actual noise level, which can help alleviate these symptoms.