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Why Do Autistic Children Walk on Their Tip Toes?

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Autistic children walking on their tip toes is brought about by sensory issues and a dysfunctional vestibular system. It has an effect on the normal brain function thus having an effect on the development of the person's communication and social interaction skills.
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I have a friend that has an Autistic child and from what the doctors have told them is that Autistic children walk on their toes because of sensory issues.
Not all Autistic children tend to walk on their tip toes, but some that do is because it is psychological. There could also be some developmental causes for this that your doctor can better define. You can find more information here: www.livestrong.com
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