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... r skills. In fact, clumsiness and poor motor skills are a hallmark of AS, so much so that Hans Asperger himself often commented on it. Stimming, like rocking and hand flapping, is indeed more common in Asperger's and other Autism Spectrum Disorders. ... (1 replies)
Hand flapping
Apr 3, 2005
... I can so relate to the hand flapping! My son does it while jumping though too. He jumps and flaps! I just try to see what triggers his hand flapping and redirect him. For my son, it's Christian music and so I turn off the radio until he can promise to calm down. ... (4 replies)
Hand flapping
Apr 2, 2005
... My son is almost six and has mild Asperger's. He has all of the sudden started to do a lot of hand flapping when he gets excited or anxious. I ask him why he does that and he told me it feels good. Does anyone know why and is there a way to help him control it? ... (4 replies)

Hand flapping
Mar 6, 2010
... It's an amazing book written by a severely autistic boy, at age 19. He describes why he flaps his hands, it's nothing short of amazing. He sees stories in the shadows that his flapping hands make. ... (8 replies)
Hand flapping
Feb 16, 2009
... I asked him "honey why do you to this? ... (7 replies)
Hand Flapping
Jun 9, 2007
... shake them. For me, I think it's because there is so much tension from the excitement, that it needs to be released by movement of some sort. The same goes with why I rock and wring my hands when I'm upset. ... (6 replies)
Hand Flapping
Jun 1, 2007
... just wondering why the wieghts? ... (6 replies)
Hand Flapping
May 30, 2007
... all baby he would spend hours watching his fingers at the age of about 7 months he starting clicking his fingers very loud. Now he is 7 years old and has started flapping his hands. I don't really know why he is doing it I know alot of autistic kids flap their hands but does anyone know why? ... (6 replies)
... I do not know about regression as my son showed signs as a baby, however different things seemed to develop at different times, such as hand flapping and toe walking which he never did as a baby although he never responded to his name until after the age of two or show good eye contact. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, i can understand how frustrating is to be in the situation you are now and confused as well. I will try to give some help if possible to guide you a little through the Autism Spectrum because nowadays the most difficult thing, as i notice, is to give a proper diagnose. Autism it comes today with a big spectrum indeed and we all have to know that all children with autism... (4 replies)
... By then he was spinning around in circles, jumping up and down, hand flapping, finger flapping, making strange noises, and only would repeat the last few words a person would say to him. ... (12 replies)
... ntact ,im still finding it just as hard as talking to them in person. I also have a hard time thinking of stuff to start and continue a conversation. Maybe thats why its so hard to make new friends... ... (9 replies)
... Otherwise, I cannot figure out why so many more kids are autistic. 1 in 150. And many more have one or more SENSORY issues that are going undiagnosed as bad behavior or being spoiled. ... (1 replies)
Questions
Nov 28, 2006
... e in NYC also. My son sounds alot like your nephew also. But it turned he's not autistic. My son didn't walk until 19 mths and didn't talk until almost 2. He did hand flapping as well and still does at times when he's excited about something or has to go to the bathroom. He's part of an integrated class and doing phenomenally. ... (14 replies)
... l complete opposite from the beginning. In June of this year after his last evaluation he is NOT autistic they feel he is actually really intelligent and that is why he has some problems emotionally. ... (20 replies)
... all kids love spinning, and I too have an addictive personality, so that's where he gets the obsession for things. So, then she mentions the hand flapping, she too had excuses for that. The neighbor told me she felt exhausted like she was in a boxing match with her after this conversation. ... (17 replies)
... I am so glad to read that little bit about your son's flapping and the way his friends have accepted it. ... (21 replies)
... had someone who knew about these things and who would support our family like that. Everyone in our family is in complete denial that he even has a delay. Thats why this board is so wonderful! ... (5 replies)
Stiming
Jan 8, 2006
... or his little hand flapping. It seems like its getting worse with the more I spend time with him and play with him. I don't understand why he does this in the 1st place. I get that he is "self stimulating" but what does that mean really? ... (4 replies)
... My son is 3 and also arm and hand flaps alot! He is HF. I don't remember a time were he didn't. He also tenses his hands up, we call this the "claw". ... (4 replies)


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