Stimming and Autism Spectrum Disorder
This online article describes and discusses stimming, or repetitive body movements or sounds made by people on the autism spectrum. It describes some of the reasons why stimming may occur and it suggests that stimming may not be a bad thing if it does not hurt the child. The article also provides suggestions that could be used to address stimming, if necessary.
Raising Children Network is an information resource maintained by a partnership of agencies in Australia. Its website offers “evidence-based content you can trust on hundreds of topics about raising children and looking after yourself as a parent.” [Website]
This online article is in English
Raising Children Network
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