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Tips to avoid sensory overload at Christmas

The silly season, as it has come to be affectionately known, is a time when we are expected to be socially available, navigate crowded stores and attempt to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. We reflect on the year that was, take some time out to recalibrate and think about the year to come. For the estimated 20 per cent of the Australian population who identify as neurodistinct, however, Christmas is one mighty sensory roller-coaster during which cognitive reserves are drained.  While