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... Anther very good resource is your local regional Center. They can set you and your child up for an appointment to be evaluated by a specialist. ... (21 replies)
... I was a preschool teacher for over 2o years, and also was director of the infant toddler program. The key to any very young toddler is to engage them, allow the child to take the lead. The the baby will have more interest. BTW, most toddlers are going to have very short attention spans. Toddlers are movers and shakers. ... (12 replies)
... your child sounds a lot like mine. my son was very much like your,except my son has no stims. ... (3 replies)

... y middle son is 3 yrs 4 months old. He is a sweet, lovable little boy that has been exhibiting certain behaviors that have led us to request an evaluation by the child study team through our school district. ... (4 replies)
... nd still isn't diagnosed, yet I know he has it. He refuses to go and be diagnosed. He feels he is superior and that everyone should think and feel as he does. When he was young I didn't know about autism and he was labeled "different" by his pediatrician. He was made fun of in school. ... (21 replies)
... Hand flapping is something autistic children do when they are excited. At least that is when Drew, 3 yrs. does his hand flapping. When he is waiting for his favorite movie or during his favorite parts of the movie. He flaps his hands. Like you would do to get something off of them. ... (4 replies)
... I have read many times how difficult it is to diagnose a child with autism. I have a hard time believing this. ... (8 replies)
... autistic child is that he smiles and laughs, loves to be held and hugged, and he has some days when he does not display any stimming. Other days I just want to explode inside. ... (4 replies)
... He smiles and jumps up and down and flaps his hands near his ears. ... (8 replies)
... if he wasn't it would make coping so much harder. But personally I think there are too many other characteristics that do point to Autism. I don't believe every child is a text book case and HAS to not be affectionate or loving, and I think my son is one of them. ... (7 replies)
Worried Granny
Oct 18, 2004
... He sounds fine to me. Just rocking or flapping hands doesn't necessarily indicate autism. He sounds very social, and his vocabulary seems right about where it should be. ... (4 replies)
... C my daughter looks at me when I say her name but not every single time. ... (3 replies)

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