Tag Archives: Autistic

Accepting half-compliance

Monkey has started the half-compliance. It’s where you give the child a demand and they sort of do the demand whilst retaining control themselves. If you tell Monkey to sit on the chair he will sit on the floor. If you tell him he can have one sweet he will say ‘two sweets’ in his …

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Sensory issues, toothpaste and review.

Sensory issues related to toothpaste. A review on a toothpaste product.

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The brushing of the teeth.

Teeth brushing. A common problem in many an Autistic household. A problem which has, in the past, been a problem in this house. Whether it’s the feel of the brush, the taste of the toothpaste or the demand of having to brush our teeth, the problem seems to make something that should be a small, …

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Stimming; the six month old way.

Call me crazy, but I swear Ton stims. For the last 2 months he has rocked whenever he’s been sitting up. It’s not just for balance. If you hold him tight and try to keep him still he’ll throw himself back to break free, the kid loves to move. Ever since he could control his …

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