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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Any diagnosis can be wrong. Mild cases of ad can be misdiagnosed as other things. And other conditions can be misdiagnosed as ad. Who made the diag ... Read More
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A 47-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 48-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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Failure to: make eye contact. Gaze avoidance. A blank look on one's face, not visually interacting.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Gaskill
23 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Aspergers: Try all cats have aspergers, my book max gamer, and depending on age, freaks, geeks, and aspergers syndrome. http://www.maxgameronline.com learn ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: Each child with a diagnosis of autism is truly different from others. Some will respond well and vunderstand signing, others will not. Certainly worth ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Check out websites: There are excellent websites such as chadd.Org or www.Ldanatl.Org/. The former is for adhd, the latter for learning disabilities. Both have lots of ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Touraj Shafai
58 years experience Pediatrics
Autism specrum disor: Autism, autism spectrum disorders and pervasive developmental dirsorder all enompass identical group of neurodevelopmental disorders, initially descri ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Snap, conners: You may use snap, conners scale all are useful to name a few but ADHD is both a clinical and pyschiatric diagnosis since many other disorders must be ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Preschool: Usually it begins in toddlers and becomes more obvious in pre-schoolers.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes they can: It can be complicated as kids like copy cat behavior so it is hard to demarcate and depends on the age it is best to take the child to your paeds doct ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Seek help from : agencies like http://familyresiliency.illinois.edu/initiatives/initiatives_autismprogram.html, http://familyvoicesillinois.org/documents/grants-for-fa ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
LD.org: Try national center for learning disabilities. Ld.Org.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
49 years experience Child Psychiatry
Sometimes: When an individual has a hard time learning, especially in a structured environment, like a classroom, inappropriate behavior can arise from frustrati ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
35 years experience Family Medicine
Strattera (atomoxetine) ; autism: Many children with autism also have features of adhd. Strattera (atomoxetine) can treat the attention and impulsivity features.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
No there are not: No there are no mandatory mental health screenings for children and young adults. Why do you ask?
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Adults are evalu-: ated for ADHD by psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists & some neurologists. Clinical criteria for ADHD = 6/9 significant symptoms of I ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience Child Psychiatry
See below: There are effective treatments. Applied behavioral analysis, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy. In some cases medication may ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
49 years experience Child Psychiatry
No - its dangerous: Assuming you mean attempts to change sexual orientation these intervention usual do not work in the long run, cause enormous distress to the teen and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
There should be: Most state guidelines would allow for the creation of iep's for gifted children, since they require special stimulation and education to realize full ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
5: The dsm IV lists 5 different categories of pervasive developmental disorders. The new dsm v lists only autism spectrum disorder. This does away with s ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Sek referral to the : Child Development Unit at Children's Hospital Pittsburgh, http://www.chp.edu/CHP/Evaluation+Services+Child+Development+Unit. The Autism team is affili ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jenny Sung
23 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: What you described do fit with asperger's and ASD (autism spectrum disorders). Typically, someone w/ asperger's is of normal intelligence, has intens ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Yes: I have found that the underlying causes of adhd symptoms and autism symptoms are often the same. There is just a difference in how the symptoms manife ... Read More
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