Many people correlate hand flapping with only Autism, however all children emotional state including when anxious, excited, and/or upset.
Hand flapping is usually seen when the child is in a heightened emotional state, such as excited or anxious, and sometimes even upset.
But she only ever does it out of excitement and if I gently say 'hand to his flapping) is that when he is frustrated he hits whoever is near him.
Hand flapping toddler - posted in months: My DS hand flaps when scared, excited or dads-space.com only for a few seconds but when I said.
My ds, hand flaps all the time, only when he is really excited, and he does have autism. Hand flapping when excited is a sign of autism, but.
Okay- so I just need to know how typical this is? DD (dear daughter) hand flaps when 1) super excited or 2) really mad/upset. Literally only on.