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Broaching The Subject

Broaching The Subject

Hi Family!

So I have a 17-year-old daughter who was diagnosed with ASD at about 2 years of age. She has been in great therapy and great schools and has made amazing progress by this stage in her development. It's funny because, since I've been around so many children on the spectrum through spending time with her in classrooms, and in other settings, I see some children outside of those situations and settings, and notice sometimes they have behaviors that appear to be indicative of ASD… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Some of my relatives suspect other relatives as being on the spectrum. My Dad passed away in 2014 but some think he may have been on the spectrum and same goes for a niece. It started because my daughter was clearly ASD around the age of four.

posted about 1 month ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I learned I was autistic when I was 26, through my own research. I went for a formal diagnosis at just shy of 31. It was one of the most validating experiences I've ever had! 😊

posted about 1 month ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

One of my older kids was very open to the idea of a formal diagnosis. Another wanted nothing to do with it. I respected his feeling on it, and he never got a diagnosis.

posted about 1 month ago
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