The Problem

According to the CDC, Traumatic brain injury (AKA TBI) is the leading cause of disability and death in children and adolescents in the U.S. Children and youth with developmental disabilities, such as autism and intellectual disability, are more likely to engage in forms of self-injury than children without these disabilities. Those who survive a TBI can face effects that last a few days or the rest of their lives. The behavior of head banging is a public health issue!


How to Help

If you are a board-certified behavior analyst, behavior evaluator, psychologist, therapist, social worker, psychological assessor, paraprofessional, researcher, teacher, principal, parent, caregiver, or anyone concerned about individuals who bang their head, then the bestselling book TyTy Finds his Voice is a must buy! If you are watching this video, and because head banging is a public health issue, you have an important role in preventing self-directed violence and other forms of self-injury by buying this book and letting everyone know about it.


Award Winning Author

Author Erica A. Sotilleo promotes the highest quality of life for people of all ages, genders, religions, races, abilities, socioeconomic etc. She focuses on peace and the idea that people perish from a lack of knowledge. Therefore, education about the behavior of head banging has the power to sustain life and desensitize the associated stigma of the behavior which stimulates peace, love, kindness and acceptance of the self and or others.  


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In the story, Ty Ty Finds His Voice, Ty Ty is unable to communicate using his words because he has special needs that limit his verbal communication. Therefore, he communicates through banging his head.


Join Ty Ty in his exciting and inspiring journey to discover how he eventually finds his voice!!!

© 2019 by Erica A. Sotilleo, M.S, M.A..


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