Anne tells us how cross-stitch helped her after a diagnosis.
I’m 49 and have been diagnosed with PDD-NOS, one of the five subtypes of the autism spectrum disorders, a couple of years ago. My head always gets very busy; cross stitching is proving an excellent medicine for that. Because I concentrate so hard on counting and stitching, there is no room in my head for fretting and overthinking.
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