have an almost 2 year old son. he was referred to an audiologist and speech therapist because he does not talk at all. he says daddy sometimes randomly. i don't even think he's said it with DH around. i took him to the pedi this morning because he hadn't been since he turned 1 in april and was behind in vaccinations. i have 2 girls, 2 1/2and 4 1/2. i know he's behind compared to what they were doing at his age but really it didn't hit me as something wrong until i was answering questions in the doctor's office. the pedi walked in threw a pen on the ground, my son immediately noticed and walked over picked it up and tried handing it back to her. the doctor said he is not autistic because and autistic child would never notice or try to engage in giving the pen back. i guess that should make me happy but it's in my mind now. reading about some behaviors he very much displays some autistic behaviors. not that i want to find something wrong with my son but the doctor doing one test for autism by throwing a pen in the ground just wasn't enough to make me relax. if anyone could share their child's behavior as a 1 or 2 year old would really help me thank youView Thread
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