When your child has a tantrum, stimmy movements, or anxiety-driven behavior, what is s/he trying to tell you?
Watch the video to learn more and to hear parents' specific questions answered.
Every behavior, word, motion has a reason behind it, mainly that it feels good to do that thing. The underlying question is why?
Understanding what drives a child to act a certain way is comforting for a parent, because then you understand and can do something to help your child feel good in his body. When she feels good, she can attend, focus, be calm, learn and grow.
In this video, I describe what my experiences have taught me regarding the underlying root causes to the behaviors that are apparent in autism spectrum disorder.