Frequently Asked Questions

Ans : – Most of the kids in spectrum have difficulty in managing their sensory input. They are either hypo or hyper to tactile, visual, auditory, proprioceptive, and vestibular etc. The sensory issues restricts them to participate in typical life activities.

Ans: – They may not disappear, but the severity reduces as they grow and learn to manage them. The sensory issues are very impairing.

Ans: – Effective treatment for Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is available. Untreated SPD that persists into adulthood can affect an individual’s ability.

Ans: – Toe-walking is also seen with other neurological or developmental disorders, such as cerebral palsy. Children with autism often present with stereotyped motor movement, one of which may be walking on their toes.

Ans: – If a physical problem is contributing to toe- walking , treatment options may include: –

  1. Physical Therapy: – Gentle stretching of the leg and foot muscles might improve child’s gait.
  2. Leg braces or splints help to promote a normal gait.

Ans: – No, dysfunctional vestibular system, a common problem in autism may be responsible for toe-walking. Toe-walking may be directly or indirectly  related to visual – vestibular problem.

Ans: – Stimming is a short form of self-stimulatory behavior and is also known as stereotypic behavior. In a person with autism stimming generally refer to specific behavior that includes rocking, hand-flapping, spinning or repetition of words.

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