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What can I do if my 16 yo son has been recently diagnosed with autism and is denying he has any problems, what should I do?
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
4 doctors agree
In brief: See a psychologist
See a psychologist as this requires professional assistance.

In brief: See a psychologist
See a psychologist as this requires professional assistance.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Get help
See a mental health professional.
Why continue to suffer with whatever symptoms he is having when there is some relief to be had with the right help.

In brief: Get help
See a mental health professional.
Why continue to suffer with whatever symptoms he is having when there is some relief to be had with the right help.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
In brief: A core deficit in
Autism is lack of theory of mind, the inabilty to understand that , not why, someone can have a different point of view, the same reason he thinks you & all his teachers are wrong when you propose non-preferred tasks.
He needs a therapist with expertise in autism. You can also give him books by dr. Temple grandin. She answers emails from people with autism through her publisher, future horizons.

In brief: A core deficit in
Autism is lack of theory of mind, the inabilty to understand that , not why, someone can have a different point of view, the same reason he thinks you & all his teachers are wrong when you propose non-preferred tasks.
He needs a therapist with expertise in autism. You can also give him books by dr. Temple grandin. She answers emails from people with autism through her publisher, future horizons.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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