I have been pursuing testing for my 7yo girl for years and have always been told she was too young to diagnose (or give a definitive "no"). She has always exhibited symptoms typical of a child with Asberger's or ASD, but the previous psychologist who was supposed to test her only said he could tell by looking at her she didn't have it and didn't test her.
It's been about six months and we haven't pursued testing since, but she has started saying semi suicidal things and her anxiety is just so… read more
My 6yo GS (ASD/ADHD) loves his slightly younger cousin & they get on very well generally. However, GS1 gets very angry quickly when GS2 gets sick of doing or playing particular game and wants to move on to something else.
Have tried setting rules before play, setting time limits, to no avail. When cousin wants to opt out GS1 will yell, abuse etc and it tends to happen each time they are together. (Younger GS seems to take it in his stride!)
Any… read more
My son is 3 and is currently in ESE PRE K but needs more therapy after school. He needs help with speech mostly but also occupational therapy. We live in the Kissimmee area so we hope to find something local. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks again!
I have noticed a need to not be still in my daughter and am wondering if it is more than ADHD. she is constantly rolling around the house to move from one place to another. When I sat in on one of her specials class at school (music) she couldn't keep her legs still.
Currently living in Memphis,TN and thinking of moving to Nashville, TN. I have two boys ages 6 and 3 with ASD and speech delay. Looking for any information anyone may have about the best area and schools. Possible doctors and therapy too for speech, aba and family therapy. Thanks in advance.
Have been looking for a provider to diagnose my granddaughter in Puerto Rico, but so far no luck with the school providing the assistance. Could anyone recommend a good one.
Hi A friend of mine is looking for a good doctor in the San Francisco area for her son. Any recommendations?
How do you explain your child has high functioning autisum to other parents or adults and not make it sound like an excuse for spoiling or overprotecting your child? I know I don't need to explain to everyone but in some situations I do, like grandparents and family friends ...