Understanding Autism Self-Injury Behavior

2023-02-02T08:44:12-08:00February 3, 2023|Education|0 Comments

Self-injury isn’t a defining characteristic of autism spectrum disorder. Though many people with ASD engage in some form of self-injury behavior as a co-morbidity of the condition. Being able to identify the underlying disorder(s) contributing to the risk for self-injury behavior is a critical step in treatment and prevention. This often includes helping the individual to learn better communication and coping skills. What Is Self-Injury Behavior? There are actually many [...]