Signs and symptoms of nonverbal communication difficulties in autismChildren with autism spectrum disorders have trouble picking up on subtle nonverbal cues and using body language. This makes the "give-and-take" of social interaction very difficult.
Avoids eye contact.
Uses facial expressions that don't match what he or she is saying.
Doesn't pick up on other people's facial expressions, tone of voice, and gestures.
Makes very few gestures (such as pointing). May come across as cold or "robot-like."
Reacts unusually to sights, smells, textures, and sounds. May be especially sensitive to loud noises.
Abnormal posture, clumsiness, or eccentric ways of moving (e.g. walking exclusively on tiptoe).
I hope you read typonese.....because I certainly don't type right. Sorry. call me. I am available to you for the long hall and what you've done is incredible. thank you so much for waving a life. Susie 520-302-1846View Thread
BTW, you need to get in touch with social security and get this child help and get a book of paper for records and for yourself to remember what to ask the doctor and what the doctor said...Also a placce to keep important documents..View Thread
Don't accept a wait-and-see approach. Many concerned parents are told, "Don't worry" or "Wait and see." But waiting is the worst thing you can do. You risk losing valuable time at an age where your child has the best chance for improvement. Furthermore, whether the delay is caused by autism or some other factor, developmentally delayed kids are unlikely to simply "grow out" of their problems. In order to develop skills in an area of delay, your child needs extra help and targeted treatment.
Trust your instincts. Ideally, your child's doctor will take your concerns seriously and perform a thorough evaluation for autism or other developmental delays. But sometimes, even well-meaning doctors miss red flags or underestimate problems. Listen to your gut if it's telling you something is wrong and be persistent. Schedule a follow-up appointment with the doctor, seek a second opinion, or ask for a referral to a child development specialist.
BABY COOKIES (they have no sugar) and if he doesn't have any teeth, he's probably having them come in and that's why he's crying, feverish, spitting up.....put some gel on his coming in teeth and a frozen tooth ring would be a big help.And if he conntinues to be in pain give him some baby tylenol.View Thread
I loved giving my kids RICE CEREAL....for babies and sticks of cookies to naw on.......I'm a grandmother and that child should be held a lot as they love affection and they MUST learn to TRUST. That doesn't mean however GUILT on your part....that only means he has to learn TRUST. BIG DIFFERENCE..View Thread
Just an aside here, but I'm a grandmother who likes to know what this is and why a new mother wants to scare me about my granddaughter having trench mouth when she has insurance and doctors care and a car to drive.....obviously she wants to see her baby's father, my son, and so she lies about everything, BUT you never can tell...let me know. I have three kids all grown up and seven grandchildren and I have NEVER had this experience..View Thread