Stimming in Autism

2024-03-26T09:09:14-07:00March 26, 2024|Education|0 Comments

What is Stimming? Stimming, or self-stimulatory behavior, is a concept that may be unfamiliar to many parents until they delve into the realm of autism. It refers to specific behaviors that are repetitive or unusual and are performed for self-stimulation. These behaviors can involve any of the senses, including movement (tactile), sound (auditory), visual, and more. Within the context of autism, stimming often serves as a mechanism for individuals to [...]