[Wikimedia-l] What's Making you happy this week? Punjabi Wikipedia Tales

2018-08-15 Thread Rupika Sharma
*What's making you happy this week?* Dear Wikimedians, With great pleasure, dedication and team effort, Punjabi Wikimedians User Group brings you something that will definitely bring a smile to your face! On the occasion of 71st independence day of India, we present you Wikipedia animation

[Wikimedia-l] Sensory overloads

2018-08-15 Thread Romaine Wiki
Hi everyone, In our movement we have a lot of different people, including people with a different neurodiversity. Then it can happen that with events organised by the Wikimedia movement, there are people that get sensory overloads. it basically means that the input through the senses gets too

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sensory overloads

2018-08-15 Thread Samuel Patton
Thank you very much for sharing this. It is a personal growth area for me and this thread gives really valuable first-hand experience. On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:42 AM, Romaine Wiki wrote: > Hi everyone, > > In our movement we have a lot of different people, including people with a > different

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sensory overloads

2018-08-15 Thread Yaroslav Blanter
Thanks Romaine for sharing. As someone at the same side of the spectrum (I get quickly tired in the places where a lot of people are gathering) I can fully endorse this. Cheers Yaroslav On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 5:42 PM Romaine Wiki wrote: > Hi everyone, > > In our movement we have a lot of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sensory overloads

2018-08-15 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
One more here. I'm quite prone to get awful migraines on those situations of "sensorial overload". Though I'm often able to keep them at large with medication and some natural means, it would be very nice to have some quiet place to rest for a while, at least when our hotel room is not available.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Sensory overloads

2018-08-15 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
Thank you for sharing this, Romaine. Our experiences are so different, and we should acknowledge it and cherish it, and we need to respect all people and accommodate all people. My experience is related and opposite at the same time. I sometimes tell people that Wikimania is my social life. It's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Sensory overloads

2018-08-15 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
I hope it wasn't called "introversion room"... That sounds awful. :| Paulo Amir E. Aharoni escreveu no dia quarta, 15/08/2018 à(s) 17:44: > Thank you for sharing this, Romaine. > > Our experiences are so different, and we should acknowledge it and cherish > it, and we need to respect all