Stimming (autism related)

Have you ever known a child on the spectrum who likes to flap their hands a lot? Perhaps they clap a lot or spin in circles?

This is called stimming, which is a way for children on the spectrum to calm themselves and/or get out nervous energy.

Here is a link that describes stimming in more detail!

http://autismdigest.com/why-do-kids-with-autism-s…

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