Quoting Spoonful of Jayson:" I don't know when it can be diagnosed, but maybe he is OCD? Those sound like rituals that make him feel secure. You could try to take him to a child psychologist."
Quoting Rista Kat:" What would a psychologist do on a 3 year old though?"
Quoting Spoonful of Jayson:" observe behavior. give you pointers. give you a true diagnosis, or tell you that there isn't one to ... [snip!] ... weren't helpful somehow, although I can't say I know much about it. if anything, it may just help YOU in dealing with this."
Quoting Rista Kat:" That's the thing, he doesn't really "act" the way he does at home when he's in public or anywhere else ... [snip!] ... for dealing with it though. Sometimes I'm at a complete loss of what to do to help be "normal". I guess that's selfish of me."
Quoting IrishMommyof3:" No parent wants to ever consider it but it's possible he's autistic even mildly. You need to have him ... [snip!] ... you've written in your post to your childs pediatrician and let them know your frustrations and concerns. Hope this helps."
Quoting Spoonful of Jayson:" No, that's not selfish of you. They always say that a happy mom makes a happy kid. I always thought ... [snip!] ... a step back and see things when we are not in that moment to realize what is really going on or what we should really be doing."
Quoting Rista Kat:" I've never even thought of that. That's something I will definitely have to try."
Quoting Spoonful of Jayson:" I hope you're abe to find something that helps you!"
Quoting Rista Kat:" Thank you. This has been a battle for a long time. We've seen developmental pediatricians, had EEGs, ... [snip!] ... as to why he can't do something. But I know he's not like any other 2-3 year old walking down the street and it bothers me."