... mother, who was visiting. We had the intention of bringing her back after a few months but my mother took her to a psychologist who diagnosed her with epilepsy, Autism and ADHD. We were already sure that she might have ADHD but had no idea about Autism. ... (0 replies)
... rvations due to past experience of him in school and social settings with a large group of people. After about a week the agressive beheavors started with hiting biting spiting etc. In his previous school he got agressive but did not hit spit kick or bite so this was new and we finally got all the testing complete. ... (6 replies)
... i think she's just trying to find a way to communicate and the biting is all she's got right now. these hiting and biting behaviors are often a way to try to communicate. some babies scream loudly out of frustration at not being able to get across what they need to. ... (1 replies)
... I have a question for everyone, The doctors are kind of thinking that my daughter my have autism and one thing that she does constantly is tries to bite, hits, and pulls everyone's hair. She is only 1 and does not really talk at all. ... (1 replies)
... My recomendation is to have a consultation with an occupational therapist who specializes in sensory integration issues. Your daughter may have a deep need for sensory intake and the o.t. could give you suggestions as to what to do at home.
I'm also wondering if there might be some stomach issues going on; even an overgrowth of yeast that could be causing this behavior. ... (4 replies)
... My 2 year old daughter had a speach assesment in december as she cant talk at all,there was alway signs now i know which is through autism but at the time i just thought she was lazy. ... (2 replies)
... sting process and I can't for the life of me remember the name of it, but it is lengthy and is usually over 4 visits to the dev. pediatrition, or in our case the autism center of the university here. ... (3 replies)
... i care for a 7 year old boy who has autism
i am his foster carer and he and his sister (she has no signs of autism) have been with me for 7 weeks.
When i was asked to look after j s.s. told me his condition was mild he goes to main strem school (he has 1-1) and occ bites spits sweares and is violent.
I have no training or experience with autism i find it very challenging... (12 replies)
... The biting has sometimes gone away for a month or two, but always seems to come back. We haven't been able to figure out what makes it leave or return. ... (12 replies)
... Thank God things are changing and more people know and understand what autism is. My son was born in 1974, and I had no one to turn to. The screaming, biting and spinning scared people away. ... (15 replies)
... p for a research study, the other is that he has some type of symptom, like severe and dangerous repetitive behaviors such as head banging until he is bruised or biting his knuckles until they are bloody, that the Prozac might help to relieve. Prozac is not used as a treatment for PDD per say, particularly in a child so young. ... (15 replies)
... My husband and I had mixed emotions about the broadcast. CNN has a job to inform and educate the public. Granted it showed how a wonderful woman with severe autism was effected and how she still could manage in the world....but that is not showing the world of autism. Autism has a spectrum. It has a VERY WIDE range. ... (10 replies)
... al for these drugs also. All 3 of my kids have been on some type of medication in these families that has made such significant progress in helping them overcome Autism and ADHD, that I can't help but encourage everyone I talk to to at least TRY these medications. ... (32 replies)
... polar, autism as well, pretty much any neurological disorder you can think of. ... (11 replies)
... :wave: Every child and case is different! You will get sick of hearing that, but it is true, They call it the spectrum for that reason. My personal opinion is that he is on the spectrum, it's hard to say without personally seeing him. Most ASD kids like my 5 year old will only play with his siblings when he really enjoys what they are doing. But most of the time he plays by... (4 replies)
... we are very fortunate with our ABA around here... i am pretty sure that the woman who supervises it is high functioning autistic herself.:) its funny she was here to supervise the instructor with isaac this past week and isaac tried to get her to pick him up and she literally backed away from him:) i tried not to laugh:) no, there is no silly or pointless hug therapy here! ... (11 replies)
... My son John had aba therapy but it did not work for him the man that was doing the therapy made john worse. Just be carefull were aba is done. My son went to biting and slapping himself real bad when they used aba on him. The man wanted the therapists to take turn holding him and that was a disaster. ... (11 replies)
... I also have a biting problem with my 3 year old son, Clark. He goes in phases where he bites several times a day and then has a few days in a row that he doesn't bite at all. ... (6 replies)
... Please look into Autism more. i have a son who has Autistic Tendencies due to a genetic factor. trisomy 8 which is a rare occurance and is nothing we passed along to him. ... (16 replies)
... thankyou, thankyou, thankyou for you help and input! My son goes to a private school for kids w/develepmental delays. He's been there since he was 3 (he's 12 now) he gets all his services through them, ABA, PT, OT, and speech. They have always been my source of help through the years, but they have never heard of this before.... I don't "think" my son would understand the... (8 replies)