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... how do you describe arm flapping as listed as one of the red flags? ... (4 replies)
... it happened when I got excited. I still do it now but I have learnt to control it and if I need to I do it in private, it is mainly my Imagination that triggers it. I've always wounded what it is, is it Autism or something else? ... (3 replies)
... Frankly, this is how the mind separates itself from the mundane world and allows the subconsious to "take over" and solve an issue for us... ... (4 replies)

... My son is 9yrs old, but in my experience there are some "red flags" that all babies do. Arm flapping by itself isn't really uncommon. Neither is walking on their toes when they are young. I've seen many of my friends and family's kids do those things. ... (4 replies)
... My almost 3 year old loves to rock and flaps his arms when he is excited. I was thinking it was a cute habit and now the speech therapist wrote it in his report and I am worried. ... (4 replies)
... was a bit behind, but is coming along since starting preschool. ... (8 replies)
... My son done the hand flapping , finger flipping in front of his eyes since he has been very young. It is a autism trait. At least that is what I have been told. He also spins in circles , and never becomes dizzy. it's so odd. He use to love to jump up and down when young too. ... (3 replies)
... My son does this. He uses his imagination a lot and it is accompanied with pacing, head and arm movements since he was little. It was always hard to distinguish that it wasn't part of his playacting. ... (3 replies)
... well that depends on how much your child eats. I started our son on this diet 2 years ago. It stopped his arm flapping and spinning in circles. It also seemed to let him recognize people around him. Today, he is still on the diet. ... (8 replies)
... I agree with the others that the flapping doesn't say anything by itself. First off, not all individuals on the autism spectrum hand flap. I rarely do. ... (4 replies)
... Flapping by itself is probably nothing. It's when it presents with other RED FLAGS that I would be concerned about it. ... (4 replies)
... and he also flaps his arms and hands when he is excited. He also swings his head around. Someone once told me that these things also relieve stress for our children. ... (4 replies)
... When you do take his favorite toys away, what does he do? ... (9 replies)
... I'm sure this kind of post is quite common and probably something of an annoyance to many of you who are subjected to it ad nauseum. ... (5 replies)
... Don't forget that preemie kids have an "adjusted " age. They tend to develop at the age when they should have if born full term. This is not the case with every kid, but it is a thing. ... (11 replies)
Stimming- babies
Sep 26, 2007
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Stimming- babies
Sep 26, 2007
... I think the arm flapping could be a red flag, but the eye contact and the kisses are so great that I don't think you have too much to worry about. ... (4 replies)
... because they are not treating the issues with THERAPY and desensitization. Your child being able to transition is GREAT!!! Take comfort in that. ... (1 replies)
... I have read about this very rare disorder in the past. There is a website by the Arc of Centre County in State College, PA. They have an interesting review of this disorder. You may want to check that out. ... (10 replies)
... They have both babbled constantly, which from what all their therapists say is a good sign. ... (10 replies)




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