372-2567 Developmental delay in a child 3 years call today to get started! How do I get into therapy?
12 Steps to a healthier child and parent! Is it a Behavior or a Sensory Disorder? Picky about clothing, food, and touch on skin or mouth? Based on the book AUTISM: Handle with Care!
Understanding and Managing Behavior of Children and Adults with Autism By Gail Gillingham Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, Inc. When I was a few months older, Mother tried to gather me in her arms, and I clawed at her like a trapped animal. I never used to like being picked up and cuddled. I screamed as though I was on a roller coaster if anyone tried to pick me up. I also hated it when my teacher, Mrs. Ingram, tried to make me hold my pencil properly or my parents tried to make me do up my laces or shirt buttons. They had no idea of what was wrong with me at the time.
In addition, since I though it happened to everyone, I did not tell anyone. Rejection or discomfort to the touch of clothing. Discomfort when sitting in one place for any length of time. Commonly a sign of lack of quality tactile experiences.