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Autism – Calming a meltdown

About video: Holding and swinging ‘W’ is the one solution to convey him again from a meltdown. At first we attempt holding him tight – this provides him deep strain and does not harm him. If we have been to let go he would hit himself, bang his head on the bottom, pull at his hair, chew himself and so on and so forth. If he is too deep into a meltdown, swinging him in an enclosed swing helps him settle down and his feelings to manage.

‘W’, like many autistic youngsters, lacks the power to self-regulate, management his feelings and settle down. He can go from being extraordinarily anxious, indignant and violent, to overly good and calm.

The canine within the video is his Autism Assistance Dog
The swing is a hammock hooked up to a Hills swing set

(any opinionated feedback will probably be ignored and deleted, so do not waste your time. This video is just to provide different mother and father concepts on what might assist their youngster and to unfold consciousness)


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