Stims

Stims are self-stimulating, repetitious behaviors, and are probably one of the more recognizable characteristics of Autism.  It’s not enough to say that they are willing to stim, but that there is also this definite need to stim.  In determining whether or not a behavior is a stim, I often ask myself, is the behavior repetitious?  […]

Helping Your Child with ASD

I received this list while attending one of my Autism group meetings a few years back and I have been following it ever since.  I’m sharing because I think that it can help another parent, just as it has helped me. Helping Your Child Talk to your child, whether s/he appears to be listening, or […]