Stimming

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Registered: 09-13-2006
Stimming
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Sat, 10-23-2010 - 2:06am

For those of you who are new to this, and don't know what stimming is, it's those little physical things that a lot of AS people do to relieve stress or whatever.

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Registered: 06-03-2006
In reply to: googolplexz
Wed, 10-27-2010 - 8:47am

i should add that most of the reason my house is feeling so cluttered is because son took over the living room for his musical instruments. he's happy to play, i'm happy to hear him. i wish i had just one more room. and while i'm wishing if this room had a toilet it would

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Registered: 06-03-2006
In reply to: googolplexz
Wed, 10-27-2010 - 8:07am

could you enclose the patio area so it is part of the house ? maybe something to cover the floors like a rubber exercise mat ?

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Registered: 09-27-2007
In reply to: googolplexz
Tue, 10-26-2010 - 8:29pm

Stimming is very important....and it seems like the lack of stimming has left your son feeling kind of "down"

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Registered: 06-25-2005
In reply to: googolplexz
Sun, 10-24-2010 - 8:34pm

I agree about the Wii.

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Registered: 01-25-2007
In reply to: googolplexz
Sat, 10-23-2010 - 7:42am

My ds still does a lot of stimming when he is excited, although if he sees anyone watching he will immediately stop. He had been putting on a little weight too because it was difficult to get him involved in physical activity and his diet of cheeseburgers, chicken nuggets and mac and cheese didn't help. Things have improved considerably in