My memory's a little gray, but I learned some things a few years ago I'd like to share... Someone gave me an article about Floortime. Shortly afterward I discovered that children with autism LOVE high-fives. It's difficult for them to focus on a person's face because there's too much information to process. But it's easy to look at a hand, and they are drawn to interact with you. Much easier than a hug. Let me know if it works for you. Ian
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