"When your child has a tantrum, stimmy movements, or anxiety-driven behavior, what is s/he trying to tell you?Every behavior, word, motion has a reason behind it, mainly that it feels good to do that thing. The underlying question is why? Understanding what drives a child to act a certain way is comforting for a parent, because then you understand and can do something to help your child feel good in his body. When she feels good, she can attend, focus, be calm, learn and grow."
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