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challenging autistic behaviour
Confused as to why your child is behaving a certain way? Finding the why gives clarity.
Understanding their ‘why’ will often lead you to recognize appropriate ways to try to rectify the problem. The easiest way to do this is to start a diary. Record the day and time of the behaviour along with any information about what happened before. #childbehaviour #autism
Autistic stimming examples
What is stimming? Why do children with Autism stim? What are different types of stimming behaviours? Read more on the blog.... #kindship #autism #stimming
Autism and stimming
Stimming is a repetitive behaviour that occurs when someone may be feeling nervous, frustrated or bored. Autistic stimming is a repetitive body movement/behaviour that self stimulates one or more of the senses in a regulated manner. It assists in calming anxious behaviours and managing overwhelming sensory information. On the blog we discuss different tyoes of autistic stimming. #kindship #autism #stimming
How to stop your child from pinching
Parenting. It’s not for the faint hearted that’s for sure and when it comes to aggressive behaviour in children most of us are at a complete loss as to what to do. Parenting a child with a disability takes you on a whole different rollercoaster with bends and turns that just keep popping up, over and over again. Rest assured. You are not alone! Check out our Encircle blog to check out some strategies to help with pinching. #kindship #autism #challengingbehaviours
Autism and hand flapping
Hand flapping, does it mean autism? I know that before I gained some real insight into the diagnosis that hand flapping was something I immediately related it to. It feels ridiculous to me now that I made this assumption with the knowledge that I have since gained, but it seems to be a stereotypical view that many people have? So what is hand flapping and wha does it mean in regards to autism...... read more on the blog. #kindship #autism #disability #stimming 3
Autism and throwing
Parenting a child with autism takes you on a whole new ride. One in which isn’t relatable to many of your friends, therefore when challenging behaviours present you may feel at a loss as to who to turn to for advice. The journey is different and that’s ok, but it can feel quite isolating when your child presents differently to their peers especially if you are experiencing autism rage and autism anger. Read more on the Encircle blog... #kindship #autism #disability #challengingbehaviour
Navigating challenging behaviours and PDA
My son is almost 5, he is totally delightful and affectionate but gets highly anxious and distressed whenever he isn’t in control of situations. Finding insights and strategies that work with PDA is so important so I’m hoping to connect with others to gain some insight. Join the conversation! #kindship #PDA #disability
Autism and masking
Alot of children on the spectrum engage in masking behaviours, meaning they mask their true self in order to 'fit in'. This is exhausting and often results in exhaustion and challenging behaviours after. See what our community has to say...