What is Stimming?

Week two of the #TakeTheMaskOff campaign is about stimming. This is another one of those subjects that others can claim “EVERYONE DOES THIS!” So let’s start from the beginning of the lesson. What is a stim? It is a self-stimulating behavior or action. Yes, everyone … Continue readingWhat is Stimming?

AAM – Day 11 (Stims)

Stimming! From the outside looking in, we’re just being told that we can’t sit still. The fact is that these self-stimulating behaviors are wonderful stress relievers. These can be accomplished with stim toys, such as they ubiquitous fidget spinner. However, stimming is any movement that … Continue readingAAM – Day 11 (Stims)