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Signs of autism in a 6 year old boy

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Get help: Find a speech & language therapist who can help you create a way for the kid to communicate. It is amazing how much better these kids feel & f... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Depends: How long has he stayed dry? If he's been continent for at least 6 months, some medical conditions, e.g. Uti, overdrinking, kidney disease, have to be... Read More
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Bed wetter: Dies anyone in the family have a history of bed wetting? If so, hhe may be showing signs of it also.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Be an advocate: With such a label she can qualify for additional services through the public school system in the US, a comprehensive evaluation every three years fol... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melanie Alarcio
Pediatric Neurology 33 years experience
Not infection: There is a condition called pandas or pans that is immune-mediated and part of the treatment is using antibiotics. Some of these kids manifest "autis... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No!: Please get your child to see a specialist in autistic disorders right away. These kids are quite special and have an extremely unique way of learning... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Simple is best: Sometimes the simplest answer is the best, particularly when dealing with the curious or worried. Letting her know that some kids don't understand thi... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: Autism has nothing to do with intelligence. Iq scores on autistic children may not accurately reflect their innate intelligence potentials. I think ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
See a specialist: I would consider 1st talking to your pediatrician. Who can refer you to local specialists.I would get involved with autism research institute(ari) an ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
It varies: Autism is an incredibly complex problem that manifests itself in many ways. If you are looking for a simple answer like you would get for a simpler d... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Depends: It would depend on the level of intellectual impairment. If the child is high functioning, then he should be able to.