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Further Diagnosis

Further Diagnosis

My daughter (7 years old) already has an ASD diagnosis through our Regional Center. She received it years ago after already having received nearly two years of related services. She is what many would term "high-functioning" as she's mainstreamed at school with only pull out services for speech. This next school year she will also be pulled out for social behavior type classes.

I know anxiety can go hand-in-hand with ASD. More and more of her behaviors appear to me to be in response to… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Likely they hear this, but don't have a clue as to what anxiety is. Teachers will sit and nod and then keep on doing things that create anxiety. Mainstream teachers are not trained to deal with Anxiety or otherASD related issues - my experience.

posted over 3 years ago
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