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Autistic Spectrum Disorder And Neurosensory Integration Disorder
Asd: It might be possible if we knew your symptoms. Please resubmit your question so we can give you a proper answer. ...Read more
Autism is a brain development disorder. It shows up in the first 3 years of life and affects communication and social interaction. Check out these 2 websites--autism society of america and autism speaks . Both are good informative websites . I have many autistic patients who do well. Be informed and seek an evaluation ...Read more
Cause Unknown: Risk factors include genetics, pre-/perinatal factors, neuroanatomical abnormalities, & environmental factors. No single gene can account for autism. There seems to be multiple genes involved. Possibly maternal gestational diabetes, maternal/paternal age over 30, bleeding after first trimester, use of prescription medication during pregnancy, & meconium in the amniotic fluid but not conclusive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PDD: Pervasive developmental disorder is a label/diagnosis given to those with some but not all of the criteria for autistic spectrum disorder. It reflects a less severe disorder. It is used for significant impairment in development of reciprocal social interaction or communication skills or when stereotyped behaviors, interests & activities are present. ...Read more
For suspected autistic spectrum disorder (HFA) in a 3 yr, which professional is better to see for evaluation - psychiatrist, psychologist or therapist?
Would a sensory integration disorder be a symptom of Asperger's syndrome? my now 11yr old daughter was diagnosed as having an autism spectrum disorder 1yr ago. however when I'm speaking to others about her symptoms the first comment I hear usually is 'oh
Hi, : Hi, concur with dr. Rinker. Aspergers syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder. Autism, is the most impairing of the autism spectrum disorders. Pervasive developmental disorder comes next and children with aspergers are usually the highest functioning of three. Children with autism spectrum disorder usually have sensory overload which includes tactile stimulation. I recommend talking directly with your daughter's psychiatrist about how best to deal with her tactile sensitivity. One quick option is the use of a camisole that is made of smooth or silky material as an undergarment. It is likely to create less friction against the nipples without highlighting just her nipples. Additionally, pulling bandaids off of skin repeatedly could be quite painful - especially in a child who is already sensitive. I hope this is helpful. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long is it supposed to it normally take a peaditrican to diagnose autistic spectrum disorders?
Variation: The diagnosis depends upon severity of the problem.We have made the diagnosis as early as 6 mos old. But 12-18 months old is more normal. And remember also that there are no blood tests or imaging studies for diagnosis.Observation and standardized questionaires are what is used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is a: wide range of expression of autistic spectrum disorders but the common theme in all is relative weakness in social and language skills compared to overall ability. It is not possible to cover the full spectrum in 400 words but the following links have great information. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autism-spectrum-disorder/basics/symptoms/con-20021148http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-asd/index.shtml ...Read more
My 3 year old son is speech delayed and has a processing disorder as well as could be mildly autistic, according to his psychiatrist. Does this mean he is on the spectrum?
AUTISM SPECTRUM: Disorder(asd): yes, sounds like. Impairment in 2 major domains: 1. Deficit in social communication ; interaction; 2. Restricted, repetitive pattern of behavior, interests ; activities. Management: individualized acc. To age ; specific needs. Multidisciplinary approach to improve social functioning, communication ; adaptive skills; promote academic functioning/cognition ; reduce negative behavior. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
DSM-V changes: In dsm-iv, the current classification system, autism refers to a severe disorder usually evident in early childhood, whereas autism spectrum disorder involves an evolution of a range fo disorders autism, aspergers, and pdd as well as a less frequent disorder into a concepr of varying severrity of autism spectrum disorder in dsm-v. See http://cpancf.Com/autismspectrumdisorder.Asp i. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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