Motor Tic

My older brother Michael is autistic, low functioning and nonverbal. My relationship with him has been the main focus of my blog when I began in 2013.  He is never too far from my conscious thought even though I haven’t seen him in quite a while. [My post,  The Visit , was the last time I saw Mike […]

Complex Motor Tics?

Mike always used to slap himself on the head and bite his hand.   Mostly he did both at the same time. Other times he would raise his elbow and bring it down hard onto his side. Maybe he was frustrated.  Sometimes he would hit himself on the chest and grunt. I think these were […]