It is repetitive beh

It is repetitive behaviors, such as head banging, hand flapping, and rocking. They do it to sooth themselves. They are over stimulated, and need to find comfort. On the Talk About Autism forum, a contributor called Claire (who is on the spectrum herself), writes: "[Stopping stims is] a bit like 'teaching' someone who is blind not to feel things in a room to find out where they are because we don't like them putting their arms and hands out to do so. "It has a purpose. Stopping it in order to OT ideas for kids

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