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Hand Flapping
May 30, 2007
... Hand flapping is a stimulating behavior. They call it a "stim" for short. ... (6 replies)
... hand flapping is exactly what it sounds like, toe walking is like they are wearing invisible high heels, and stimming is a repetitive behaviour that is calming i. ... (4 replies)
... Hand flapping is something autistic children do when they are excited. At least that is when Drew, 3 yrs. does his hand flapping. When he is waiting for his favorite movie or during his favorite parts of the movie. He flaps his hands. ... (4 replies)

... 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)
... Exactly what is hand flapping? ... (4 replies)
Aug 4, 2011
... her behaviors too. my son was a toddler when he first started staring at his hands and fingers, then it progressed to flipping his fingers close to his eyes, and hand flapping all the time. He also likes to spin in circles never getting dizzy, and went through a stage wher ehe would always jump up and down. ... (1 replies)
Apr 29, 2005
... My son has been stimming since age 1. He started off with the hand flapping and then started humming. He went through stages of saliva play, shredding shopping bags, and he used to put everything in his mouth. ... (10 replies)
Hand Stimming?
Oct 15, 2014
... do all do quite a bit of hand flapping. ... (2 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)
Apr 24, 2005
... My son runs around hand flapping and humming. ... (10 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 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. ... (12 replies)
Hand flapping
Mar 2, 2010
... My daughter is 2 yrs old and hand flapps CONSTANTLY and hums. Her therapist said it is self stimulation and We could do somthing soothing for exm. ... (8 replies)
Hand flapping
Apr 2, 2005
... Well I'm sure you have learned about stimming and I think that hand flaping is related to that. Maybe redirecting him might help. When you ask him about it, does he stop doing it? ... (4 replies)
... In my experience, I also think developmental pediatricians do a better job than pediatric neurologists. I got a full evaluation from an OT, PT, ST, social worker and developmental pediatrician. After viewing him on 2 different days they all said he had PDD. One month later I saw the best pediatric neurologist in our area. After spending 2 hours with my son he said he was... (10 replies)
... I dont think my son even relizes hes doing it. He does the hand flapping sometimes. He also hold and folds his ears back. and makes sounds with his mouth. ... (6 replies)
Apr 28, 2005
... My son aslo does the hand flapping and holds his ears all the time. ... (10 replies)
... Hi, I think it does sound like your son does show some signs of autistic behavior. No interest in other people, as if they are invisible is a red flag. My son Matt was diagnosed in April, and I didn't believe it. I took him to 2 other docs for opinions, and they also said autism and PDD. My son also had some language, but didn't know how to use it in context. He still... (10 replies)
Paging Kathleen W
Apr 27, 2004
... He was one of the too good to be true babies. He was always happy and rarely cried. He started sleeping through the night on his 2 month birthday and has never had any sleep problems. At 13 months he had 7 words and was pointing to everything. Then he stopped pointing. He never lost any words, but he just stopped making progress. At 18 months I started to get concerned... (2 replies)
... the repetive thing is important... hand flapping, spinning objects... stimming... lots of stimming... ... (9 replies)

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