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presents an erratic sensitivity level; overreacts or under responds
to everyday situations?
has an unusually short attention span; is impulsive or lacks self-control?
can’t sit still, fidgets, or is constantly on the move?
avoids getting his/her hands messy (e.g. sand, Play-Doh, finger-paint, etc.)?
takes excessive risks during play; is clumsy, careless, or lacks regard for safety?
fumbles with attempts to catch/throw/ kick a ball?
struggles with grooming and dressing?
demonstrates poor quality handwriting or drawing?
experiences uncertainty at the playground; needs extra assistance on equipment?
exhibits a significantly high or low activity level, relative to peers?
"Experts estimate that six children out of every 1,000 will have an Autism Spectrum Disorder" – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Therapist Tip: Encourage your child to play with Play-Doh as often as possible! It is a great way to help develop fine-motor skills.
"Males are four times more likely to have an Autism Spectrum Disorder than females." – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke