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... When my grandson was about 8 I asked him what the stimming did for him. He said they made him feel happy. I asked him if he could save them for his private place, because it sometimes annoyed or irritated people. ... (12 replies)
... My son has been showing behaviors lately that I suppose you could call stimming. ... (12 replies)
... Do you think it has been helpful to help reduce behaviors that may be related to sensory issues? ... (12 replies)

... Hi Sherry: My 6 year old autistic son is highly verbal and stims a lot. We have him on 2 meds Risperdal and Lexapro and they help a little bit but he still stims a lot. They use a weighted vest in class to help him feel more settled and they say it helps. He loves to play with a stick, string, or anything that flipps around and before we knew he was autistic (before 3... (12 replies)
... I am interested in hearing more about "stimming". Our son who just turned six does something that we think is similar to this. He is in regular Kindergarten, extrememely verbal and has not had a diagnosis, but he has some quirky behavior. He has a rubber snake (or uses something that wiggles) he will sit and wiggle it while he acts out some kind of scenario in his head (he... (12 replies)
... My son has been really doing alot of self stimming lately, (more than usual), I was wondering if anyone out here had any advice or experience in ways to help me divert my son from doing them. He is constantly verbalizing and hand flapping. My usual methods seemed to not faze him anymore and I need help. Any and all advice is welcomed. Thanks Sherry (12 replies)
Aug 4, 2011
... With stemming, their will be other behaviors too. ... (1 replies)
Hand flapping
Mar 2, 2010
... rcles too ! Anther thing I use to do when he was younger is take him on the swing . This is simialar to what your family does to help your daughter with the self stimming behaviors. ... (8 replies)
... hen anyone talks about him to teachers or doctors. He LOVES making messes by pouring things on the floor, knocking down things or breaking things. He has several stimming behaviors and a lot of people seem intimidated by them. They just don't get it. ... (3 replies)
... I am worried by the other behaviors I described above because they are noted as "red flags" or stimming in many things I've read. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Daphne, I was just told by the doctors that it was normal for more symtoms to develop as he gets older. Last year there was never really any problems with him. But this year he is doing alot of stimming, and can be very diafient. We do not have therapists to work with him, because we can not afford it not when we have 3 other kids. My son does have his days though when... (24 replies)
... waving or moving fingers in front of face so as to interfer with light... etc... stimming fills a sensory need or overload basically. ... (9 replies)
... cf diet last October. It really helps with his BM's, stimming, behaviors and eye contact. ... (8 replies)
... but not yet diagnosed" when he was 21 months old. I think that part of the hesitation in giving him a full diagnosis was that he is so young. Since then many new stimming behaviors have started coming out. ... (4 replies)
... she is older, she will rub my ears, rock under a blanket, sing You are my Sunshine, or go through her treasure chest rubbing each item in it. She has other odd behaviors that she only does once in awhile, but we let her do it, it makes her feel better. ... (6 replies)
... on sounds similar to yours. He was dx as pdd nos in March although there are days that I wonder if his dx is accurate. Then there are those other days when the stimming behaviors are more obvious and the communication is not as good as it should be for his age. ... (10 replies)
... He has some stimming behaviors, but again, they are mild and infrequent. ... (10 replies)
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May 4, 2005
... Right now we are being told that it looks like he'll be high functioning. I do realize that a lot of the behaviors can't be helped, but I'm hoping that we'll be able to train him to contain them in his space. ... (10 replies)
Apr 29, 2005
... My son has been stimming since age 1. He started off with the hand flapping and then started humming. ... (10 replies)
Apr 21, 2005
... I don't know if I'm clinically correct. But for my son it's a form of self stimulation. My son twirls his hair and flicks his fingers. For some kids it's staring at a moving object or someother fixated behavior that is typically unusual. Occupational Therapy is helpful to help TRY to redirect and minimize the behaviors. (10 replies)

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