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... If you really think you may fall into the autistic spectrum I would encorage you to look into it further. ... (8 replies)
... years old and seem to have some symptoms of autism. I've never said so explicitly. My mum has commented on some of my habits and their similarity to those of an autistic child, but I'm positive she doesn't believe I HAVE autism. ... (8 replies)
... A lot of things young autistic kids do are also things that normal kids do. All kids might toe walk sometimes, or not make eye contact sometimes, etc... ... (3 replies)

... Also have your child tested for sensitivity to dyes and additives. Many quirky behaviors in children can be caused by food that they should under no circumstances eat. ... (1 replies)
... en born with problems. This is important because you want your gs to be with children who are NOT on the spectrum. This is how they learn to change some of their quirky behavior. ... (2 replies)
... Well that pretty much sums up his quirks. Clearly, there are some autistic tendacies, but the fact that he's social and engaging is the one thing that throws everything else into doubt. ... (13 replies)
... now he's in an autistic unit at school, as autistic as they come, but not particularly tantruming, speech developing but 'quirky'. Friends wanted to reassure me that everything was ok...sometimes its not! ... (11 replies)
... check everything else first before assuming he is autistic or ADD or whatever. ... (4 replies)
... I started thinking about a lot of the autistic people that I have seen on t.v. that don't talk. ... (21 replies)
New to autism
May 20, 2004
... he highest score I have read on this board, aside from his, was 39, yet compared to the descriptions of what a child with a 39 score is, Gabriel is a typical yet quirky child who just doesn't speak. Is speech a huge portion of this test? ... (8 replies)
Autism dilema
Oct 10, 2011
... I have posted before regarding my son who is now 2 years and 10 months. He was assessed by a speech therapist who felt strongly that he was autistic and referred him to the child development centre. The doctor assessed him and agrees with the speech therapist. ... (5 replies)
What happened?
Aug 11, 2009
... Another camper there with a Autistic son came over and asked what therapy we were using and did we think it was any good. ... (6 replies)
... I guarantee the mom isn't embarrassed. I don't know why, but moms take these quirky kids in stride better. A dad's ego gets in the way at times. ... (8 replies)
Jun 29, 2007
... Yeah, that's one of the annoyances of it: When you or your kid has mild autism, people see the "autistic child" stereotype they see on TV and say, "You can't have autism! You can talk!" or "He can't be autistic--he's too smart!" or something like that. People don't seem to get that autism is a spectrum, and the milder varieties come across as "quirky" or "geeky" or "difficult... (11 replies)
... Autism explains why my family is so quirky. All of us seem to be on the spectrum. We never thought about it, though, until my daughter was diagnosed as profoundly autistic. Other relatives are unusually smart but have trouble socially and are overwhelmed sometimes but now we work with helping them succeed on their own terms. Profound autism is very, very hard but I think... (7 replies)
... he is so happy and is such a joy to be around. Most of his quirky behaviors have subsided! So does this mean he Was autistic and is recovering? ... (11 replies)
... old son named Tyler with Autism. and I love so many things about his quirky personality that I had to share it and hope that others would too! ... (13 replies)
... year and suddenly stopped. he also has stopped flapping his hands very abruptly. His OT said the older he gets and matures he will understand not to do certain quirky things. She was right. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the info. Are the food allergy tests done by the skin p*r*i*c*k (the sensors kicked that word out) method or is it a blood test? I had been considering the gf/cf diet for my sons (twin almost 5 yr olds who both have autism). They get intensive therapy through our state (WI). When I asked their senior therapist about the gf/cf diet, she said she has seen a lot... (1 replies)
... I heard autistic kids are really smart? ... (9 replies)

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