Managing Self-Stimulatory Behaviors, Part 1: Dr. C’s Morning Minute 153

Interventions to help children on the autism spectrum manage self-stimulatory behaviors, such as hand flapping or thinking and talking about one subject for weeks, should be tailored specifically to the child. Learn more on today’s Dr. C’s Morning Minute. Share your thoughts and questions below, or contact me at

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Dr. John Carosso

Dr. Carosso has more than 30 years of experience as a licensed Child Clinical Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist working in private, inpatient, outpatient, residential, school, and home settings. He is Clinical Director of Community Psychiatric Centers (, a licensed Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic, and operates both the Autism Center of Pittsburgh ( and the Dyslexia Diagnostic and Treatment Center (