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Autism and Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders – Gut feelings.
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Autism and Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders – Gut feelings.

Does your child suffer from stomach aches?  Or have bouts of diarrhea or constipation? Is his stomach bloated at times?  Do his bowel movements contain undigested food particles? Or does he arch his back, press his stomach against things or grit his teeth? Or ...
Autism and the seventh sense.  Spinning and swinging.
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Autism and the seventh sense. Spinning and swinging.

Is your child afraid of heights? Does he hate escalators? Get sick every time he travels? Or hate swings or any game that puts him off-balance? Or is he totally the opposite? A child who never gets giddy or travel sick? Who really enjoys the rides at the amuse...
Autism and Anxiety –  The Shapes of Fear
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Autism and Anxiety – The Shapes of Fear

Does your child withdraw into his own world at times? Or get upset by changes in his routine or environment?  Is he reluctant to try anything new?  Have routines that simply ‘have to be done’ often in a specific order?   Or is she a ‘collector’ - filling her p...
Autism and Sensory Differences.  The Consequences are not a Game!
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Autism and Sensory Differences. The Consequences are not a Game!

Over the past few weeks you have seen how badly the various sensory differences can affect the child; transforming the way he relates to others and to the world around him. Unfortunately the consequences of those problems are often overlooked despite the fact ...