Does flapping hands always mean autism?

Hand flapping does not mean that your child is on the spectrum.

Why does my 8 year old flaps her hands?

Hand flapping is seen as a way to escape the stimulation present in the environment. Other times when hand flapping can be observed in children is when they are trying to express themselves.

Does arm flapping go away?

By their second birthdays, most children will outgrow arm flapping.

Is hand flapping when excited normal?

If the child grows out of hand flapping, it is not much of a problem. There is cause for concern if a child hand flaps everyday.

Does arm flapping go away?

By their second birthdays, most children will outgrow arm flapping.

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