Why Do Students with Autism Keep Moving in the Classroom?

Why Do Students with Autism Keep Moving in the Classroom?

The sensation of balance comes from interaction between the inner ear and the cerebellum in the Lower Brain. This sense regulates muscle tone and balance. Consider how as we move throughout the day, we work with and against gravity to regulate our movements and balance.
People with autism may move in a jerky, stiff or disorganized […]

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Autism Behavior: Imitation

Autism Behavior: Imitation

Students with autism lack the early development of their mirror neurons. These mirror neurons allow us to “mirror” or copy what another person is doing. It is this that enables babies to imitate actions that adults around them are doing. Thus, a student exhibiting autism behavior may struggle to copy or imitate the actions that […]

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