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How do you manage aggressive and self injurious behavior?

How do you manage aggressive and self injurious behavior?

My 2 1/2 year old has moderate-severe autism and is non verbal. A lot of the times he will pinch his arms (sometimes occasionally biting them as well). Recently, he has started head banging a lot and will repeatedly hit his head on the hard wood floor over and over again or other objects. His ABA therapists and OT say to block It with my hand but I feel like that isn’t effective in dealing with it long term and there are times when I’m not close enough to… read more

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A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I had never heard of a body sock. Just looked it up though. It does look very useful, may help my daughter too. I will have to try one for her. Thanks… read more

posted 2 months ago
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