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Can anyone tell me why my 3 year old daughter is flicking ehr tongue in and out really fast all day long we were told she has sensory intergretion they also thought autism but the nuero she saw said no she doesnt, she act evry young for her age she isnt p

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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Child find of your public school district will define her overall developmental levels & any degree of autism she may have for early childhood special education without a diagnosis or toileting.
Tongue-flicking may indicate seizure activity, found in children with developmental delays +/- autism. You may ask for another opinion from a child neurologist or developmental/behavioral pediatrician.

In brief: An assessment by

Child find of your public school district will define her overall developmental levels & any degree of autism she may have for early childhood special education without a diagnosis or toileting.
Tongue-flicking may indicate seizure activity, found in children with developmental delays +/- autism. You may ask for another opinion from a child neurologist or developmental/behavioral pediatrician.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

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Hello. I can not tell you why your daughter does this.
However, if she is autistic, there is often an increase of repetitive movements (which can include the tongue). Tongue thrusting can also occur in autism.

In brief: Hello.

Hello. I can not tell you why your daughter does this.
However, if she is autistic, there is often an increase of repetitive movements (which can include the tongue). Tongue thrusting can also occur in autism.
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