Yoga helps autistic kids deal with stress

BRIDGEWATER — Aiya Peters rolls back and forth on her back, pulling her feet up to her nose and giggling a glorious giggle.

“They’re stinky!” the six­-year- old laughed.

“Can I get another ice cream?” she asked, squirming over to her mother, lying quiet­ly on the mat beside her.

“Mommy, I love you,” she said, snuggling in for a cuddle.

Seconds later, she’s scampering about again. “Mommy, I have a new friend!

“For her mom, Elsa Veinot, those are beautiful words.Mother and daughter are at a yoga class for children with autism that’s run by the South Shore regional school board.

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