Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:" *watching* My son hasn't been diagnosed but the doctors I have seen suggest he's on the aspergers side of the autism spectrum and sometimes, especially mealtimes I just want to rip my hair out"
Quoting Rista Kat:" Our docs have said the same thing. He's been in 4 different therapies and had so many tests done. We've even been referred to a developmental pediatrician and still haven't got any answers."
Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:" I still haven't heard from the pediatrician and it's driving me nuts! It gets harder and harder to handle ... [snip!] ... he makes come up and it's gotten to the point where we stay at home most days cos god knows what rules he has for going out now"
Quoting Rista Kat:" I feel your pain. Going ANYWHERE requires certain shoes, a certain truck (that we can never find), ... [snip!] ... at least 10 minutes, cannot have the air on in the car, ect. But he's worse at home. He's soooo particular it's unbelievable."
Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:" I know your pain! Certain clothes, certain toys HAVE to come, we are not allowed to have any other carseat ... [snip!] ... REALLY important. But more and more things pop up and I have to try and figure them out with NO help from doctors or anything"
Quoting Rista Kat:" I'm in the same boat as you. His therapies helped him overcome a lot, but then he just attached to new ... [snip!] ... but I feel stupid walking in there when my child isn't even diagnosed yet. Some mothers are really judgmental about that stuff."
Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:" Yeah that's why I haven't even bothered to look for support groups until I can actually get my son diagnosed. But it's such a struggle and I haven't heard anything for months now!"
Quoting Rista Kat:" Luckily it's only been months for you. It's been over a year for me. I don't necessarily want a diagnosis, ... [snip!] ... I wish you the best of luck. If you ever want to vent or talk you can PM me. Sorry OP for not answering your questions!"
Quoting Sarah Bare-ah♡:" My son is 5 but developmentally around 3 1/2-4. About a year ago he was doing the throw things on the ... [snip!] ... taking toys away but the mention of a time out in his room he dislikes. We give a warning and that usually takes care of it."
Quoting mama3trish:" I have two typical kids first then my son non-verbal with autism. We do the ABA 30 hours a week, and ... [snip!] ... to sit at the table with the rest of the family even if she refuses to eat.-this sucks and takes a long time,lol Good luck."