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Tal Badehi

    Tal Badehi

    Tal Badehi is a Shiatsu and acupuncture practitioner based in London. He has worked with people with autism and complex needs for many years and is proficient in allowing this group of people to enjoy the benefits of therapeutic touch and holistic treatment. Tal works in autism services and private clinics in Central and North London. For more info visit www.atouchbetter.co.uk

    How to Develop a Sense of Safety Through Touch with Autism

    How to Develop a Sense of Safety Through Touch with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/sense-of-safety-through-touch/

    Working with touch therapy to develop a sense of boundaries and personal space can often help people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) open-up and enjoy more of what life can offer. Some people with autism experience issues with the sense of physical boundaries and personal space. Often, they feel their skin and body differently due […]

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    The Need to Understand Irregular Sensory Regulation

    The Need to Understand Irregular Sensory Regulation https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/understand-irregular-sensory-regulation

    Ian*, one of my regular patients, usually starts his Shiatsu session with significant delay. He walks slowly and often stands for minutes, weaving his body, before going through every door. Before we get to the room where the Shiatsu sessions are held, several minutes have typically passed. The Shiatsu mat is ready on the floor […]

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    Calming Self-Injurious Behavior with a Simple Touch

    Calming Self-Injurious Behavior with a Simple Touch https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/calming-self-injurious-behavior-autism

    The hardest part of treating people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is observing self-injurious behavior. It is especially difficult for the individual’s family and carers to witness them hurting themselves with such aggression when they do not always understand the reason or cause of the trigger. Therefore, I take my clients’ needs very seriously, and […]

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