Here is Holly at her practice doing cranial nerve massage – reflexology – with a fifteen year old client.
Most often kids and adults with autism don’t know what this soft state even feels like, so it is a big lesson even though it is subtle.
Outcomes based exercises make the brain focus on the exercise. Here Holly is only focusing on reducing body stress and reconnecting the mind. Most people with autism sit outside their body; their experience is of ‘not being in the body’.