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 v.— «I have heard a few autistic people who are uncomfortable with the term stimming because most of their stims are involuntary. Personally I don’t see what the problem is even when it’s involuntary—I’m not totally convinced that my involuntary stimming isn’t fulfilling some stimulatory function, for one, and second, I just don’t see what the big deal is about calling it stimming. I also can stim more voluntarily.» —“Re: Autism and Rocking” by sggaB the Slug Usenet: alt.support.autism Jan. 16, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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