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Preteen Adolescent And Teenage Autistic Girls
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Patients with autism may display significant delays in certain developmental areas while having normal or superior strengths in other developmental or learning domains. The severity of the disorder is highly variable ...Read more
Both my girls was born with really short bilacords can that cause heath issues like autism I have 4 year old and 5 month old?
Having a short : Umbilical cord is associated with a higher incidence of developmental delays, but not specifically autism. Call child find of your local school district for free developmental assessment of your 4-yr.-old & early intervention of your state health division for free assessment of your 5-mo.-old, for peace of mind. If your pede doesn't routinely screen development, use the aap's healthy child app. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 year old girls chest -the bone bit is outwards. doesn't look normal. is this because she is under weight ? She is autistic . Sh hs 1rib bone missing
Send picture: If you can upload a picture to the consultation forum then, I could have a better idea of what you're looking at. Also, you could describe a bit more why you believe or why she is underweight. Is she followed by a pediatrician? If so, what is their opinion? Upload information and photo to: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 14 with autism he keeps touching girls at school and im scared out of my mind that some day he will rape someone and go tojail i need help!
Autism: No. This is a developmental disorder that is apparent from birth and most easily assessed from 18-36 months. I have seen aspergers kids, teens, and adults go for years not being noticed for a variety of reasons. Here is aspergers overview. Autism spectrum and aspergers in 8 mins. http://youtu.be/xg1ngp1ngds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tough question: It could be a combination of both the underlying mental condition and possible hormonal involvement. Have a childhood behavioral specialist examine him and help you out. Best wishes. ...Read more
Because they can: Why do preteen boys get crushes on cute girls? Why do men and women or sometimes men and men or other times women and women fall in love? That is what we humans do. ...Read more
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