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Using an Apple Watch as an Autism Aid

Megan Rhiannon has written a piece for Wirecutter explaining how she uses her Apple Watch to increase productivity while accommodating her needs as an autistic person, including dealing with fuzzy-headedness and extreme sensitivity to sound. Rhiannon says relying on different watch faces and apps that quietly remind her to do tasks “unexpectedly changed my life in a profound way.” The apps she uses include:

  • Tiimo, a scheduling app designed to help neurodivergent people manage their time
  • Things 3, a task manager she uses for tracking smaller to-dos and lists
  • Bear, a writing app she uses for journaling and storing reference material

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