Gagging: A Sensory Stimulation

Video Summary

Dr. Smith explains that gagging is another type of sensory stimulation that can be included in the repetitive and restrictive behavior domain of the DSM criteria for autism.

" ...he's engaging in a sensory stim which may be to calm himself in this particular situation."
— Christopher Smith, PhD


    • General Behaviors
    • gagging
    • Restricted
    • seeks sensory stimulation

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