- Use of their facial features or body parts to get sensory stimulation, such as: tilting of the body, spinning in circles, hand flapping, drawing with fingers in the air, etc. Other than that, staring at objects, such as lines on the floor, is also a common self-stimulating behavior.
- 2. The use of objects to stimulate the senses, such as: continuously rotating containers, toys, car wheels for instance.
- 3. Exhibiting obsessive habits, such as : insisting on wearing clothes of a fixed colour, the way of holding objects, arranging objects, sticking to a regular routine (even insisting on performing each procedure by him/herself), repeating the same topic, and so on.
Information provided by: Christy Lai (AP Behavioral Consultant)