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My Daughter Has Autism Business Cards
See below: Time to help her. Your doctor should help you arrange possible early intervention services, speech therapy , and behavioral therapy. All these services may or may not be needed. Also, when your child attends school, she will qualify for an individual education plan, iep. Which will help her obtain an optimal education experience. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My daughter being tested for autism. A lot if items they are looking for are components of my personality and things I do. Could I be autistic too?
Probably: The form of autism, formerly caller Asperger disorder, is often undiagnosed and found in people who find their child being tested for autism. The autistic spectrum has a wide range of severity. We all know doctors, scientists, famous people who today would be diagnosed with Asperger disorder or high functioning autism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and no: Asperger's and autism may run in some families. But not in all families with one child with the disorder. If it runs in famlies it is likely to be due a multiple factor inheritance not a single gene. In short the only way to tell is to have your daughter tested by a psychologist with expertise in this area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autism:my dads son from dads 1st marriage has it &my brothers daughter has it. What are the chances my child will have it? My bro and I have diff dads
Cause of Autism?: If the family members, especially your niece, have a diagnosis of one of the > 30 known genetic syndromes with autism as part of their neurodevelopmental profile, or comparative genomic hybridization &/or dna probe for fragile x show genetic abnormalities, ask your OB to refer you to a prenatal genetic counselor to determine if the pattern of inheritance increases your risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is 1 and has started to throw herself back when angry I'm worried she might hurt her head I have a son with autism could she have autism?
Not uncommon/maybe: "Counter dependency" is that stage when your kid has started getting around on their own and want you nearby, but doesn't want you interfering in what they are doing. This behavior is not unusual, is seldom done without witnesses, and mostly when they are mad at you.It increases if it grabs your attention, and fades if ignored. This is not specific or predictive of autism. Any kid could be. ...Read more
My daughter is four. I'm worried about her development. Is autism an inherited trait or a developmental trait based on the child's environment?
Inherited latest: The latest thinking is that genes play a strong role. Much research is ongoing in autism genetics with some great discoveries. If you are concerned about her development, then I'm concerned too! At your daughter's age, she should be able to have a thorough evaluation and reach a diagnosis of developmental disorder, or not. Start with your general pediatrician and seek specialty care if necessary ...Read more
Autism Diagnosis: The Specialists in the area of Autism, from whom you need to have your daughter evaluated are either Child Psychiatrists or Developmental Pediatricians. Each should be Board Certified in their Specialty. I would start with your daughter's pediatrician, and go from there. Also, if you are near a large, university medical center, often there you can obtain some of the best help. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My daughter scored a 70 on her autism test through the resource center she has had some other testing done she has odd and ADHD ?
Autism: Autism, add and odd can be screened using rating scales.At times some psych batteries are done for school iep plans.There is still a clinical interview and evaluation needed to clarify the DX and address the core disabling issues.Best will be to review it with psychiatrist or a psychologist. Don't worry all these issues are very well understood and treated much effectively in 2012. All the best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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