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autism and tremors

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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Only 1 symptom: The diagnosis of autism requires your child to have a certain number of criteria to make the diagnosis. While the movement you are describing sounds ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
It could be: This could be a stereotypy, a repetitive, non-fuctional movement seen in autism with the tensing & relaxing " shudder" of his trunk when excited abou ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not yet: However, researchers are trying to find ways to cure them. Schizophrenia can be maintained well on medications. They are also making advances in commu ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Treatable ???: Mild autism is approached with supportive care. A child behavioral specialist can often help you or the professionals at school by teaching the skills ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Severity Differences: Aspergers is now part of what is called the autistic spectrum, a range of conditions sharing characteristics of autism, but with different levels of s ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Considerable: Children on the autism spectrum present with considerable variation in communication skills, motor + other developmental delays. Changes may be subtl ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probably Not Much: To my knowledge, these are expressions for the same condition. Aspergers is now part of what is called the autistic spectrum, a range of conditions sh ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The ultrasounds : Don't increase risk of autism. At 35, the risk of genetic errors increases; screening tests are done in the 1st & 2nd trimester.Ask what the specific ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
See below.: If there are concerns regarding any developmental issue, first stop is at the pediatrician's for a full exam and history (including development). If t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Its not contagious,: if that's what you mean. There are genetic links that run in families, so in that sense there is greater likelihood of ending up with autism or ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
By some yes,: Autism can present so many different levels of severity. Impaired social skills, impaired communication, impaired relationships can present in differe ... Read More

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