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Amuse your child with ASD with this gif

(22 Posts)
TrucksAndDinosaurs Thu 20-Jun-13 03:52:36

As recommended by the teacher at the centre where DS was Dx and goes for play therapy.

Just thought I would pass it on. DS was riveted and didn't fuss nice whilst waiting to see the doctor, an activity he normally hates.

PS. The music drives me nuts though.

LuvMyBoyz Thu 20-Jun-13 04:48:55

Wow...what a thing. Thanks.

My eyes, my eyes!

SingySongy Thu 20-Jun-13 08:51:39

Oh dear. We're going to have to write "couldn't stop watching the blue ball machine" in the school late book this morning. grin

StarlightMcKenzie Thu 20-Jun-13 10:25:39


It's worse than THIS

Handywoman Thu 20-Jun-13 11:43:38

TrucksAndDinosaurs how could you!! My eyes!!!! My eyes!!!!


Starlight how. very. bizarre.

NeoMaxiZoomDweebie Thu 20-Jun-13 11:57:34

That frightened the life out of me! But thanks! I am looking forward to showing it to my charge! He'll be riveted! grin

chocnomore Thu 20-Jun-13 12:00:20

gosh, DD would probably love this

<puts eye balls back in>

zzzzz Thu 20-Jun-13 12:03:30


AMumGoingMad Thu 20-Jun-13 13:02:16

That should come with a health warning <grin>

Eyesunderarock Thu 20-Jun-13 13:21:28

DS loves it, and now it's fee-roaming the net from Aspie to Aspie! grin

MNEdBlackpoolWiganandSalford Thu 20-Jun-13 13:26:46

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TrucksAndDinosaurs Fri 21-Jun-13 02:20:55

Teacher remarked that if autism test results are taking ages to come back, a quick trial of child vs blue ball gif is a fairly reliable indicator.

She also suggested showing it to husbands and any other family members suspected of being on spectrum

She is very wily grin

chocladoodle Fri 21-Jun-13 10:23:08

Trucks does it indicate that if you like watching it then chances are your ASD and if you don't like it thn your not?

TrucksAndDinosaurs Fri 21-Jun-13 12:09:46

That was what she said - albeit in a joking way.

ouryve Sat 22-Jun-13 19:45:24

I just remembered this. Needed to distract DS2 before war broke out over DS1's lego. Ended up with DS1 transfixed by it!

tallulah Sat 22-Jun-13 20:42:26

Thanks for this. DD transfixed by it and had to be dragged off to bed. Wanted to watch it to the end grin.

mrsbaffled Sat 22-Jun-13 22:44:35

I won't sleep now lol!

mrsbaffled Sun 23-Jun-13 13:27:04

Both DSs have just spent 20 minutes riveted...until Ds2 accidentally shut it. WW3 ensued sad

DH reckons it's not an aspie test, but one to pick out scientists. He reckons we are all scientists in our house :D.......hmm

theDudesmummy Sun 23-Jun-13 14:40:11

I was riveted by it too! (but then I also like watching the washing machine go round). I am not ASD in any other way as far as I can tell! I am however a scientist.

JoyMachine Mon 24-Jun-13 23:15:14

Wow- that is amazing! I loved it... don't dare show to my children...

blissfullytired Tue 25-Jun-13 08:12:54

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