Touching Head and Lack of Eye Contact

Video Summary

In the following clip, a therapist teaches Sajid a simple command, "touch head." The lesson demostrates not only Sajid's receptive language delays, but also his poor eye contact and lack of facial expressions, all symptoms of ASD.


    • Emotion
    • flattened affect
    • Nonverbal Behaviors Used in Social Interaction
    • lack of eye contact
    • Restricted
    • unusual sensory interests
    • Social Interaction
    • distressed by touch
    • Therapies
    • command prompts
    • reinforcement
    • therapy strategies
    • working with autism
    • Verbal Communicative Skills
    • receptive language
    • lack of receptive language

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