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I Need Advice... Daughter Showing Signs Of Anxiety Issues.

I Need Advice... Daughter Showing Signs Of Anxiety Issues.

My daughter is one month shy of turning 4. She is academically and comprehension-wise ahead of norm group peers but behaviorally and communication-wise about 12 months behind. She has always had sensitivity to loud sudden (or unknown) sounds. But in the past couple months, she has been telling me more and more that certain things make her 'nervous'. We have been veeery slow going potty training because when we first tried back at her 3rd birthday to try panties, she would get so anxious about… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I told my oldest (neurotypical) to breath thru the "butterflies". Deep breathes, sloww release, and a "i can do this" montra. It worked till he discovered yoga as a teen.

posted about 2 months ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

This sounds exactly like my 5 year old! He to gets extremely nervous/scared at certain cartoons etc when they hurt themselves! I’m not sure what to do about it either. Academically he is also ahead of his peers but not socially. Iv tried explaining to him that cartoons etc are not real they’re just pictures but he doesn’t seem to get it. Will be following to see if I can find some help and hope you can resolve it also.

posted about 2 months ago
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