Autism Spectrum: Child

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Seeking Female Pediatrician for 12-Yr-old Autistic-Spectrum Child

Hi, there! My daughter, whom we adopted from China when she was 10 months old, has a long list of psychological challenges, but we do our best to deal with those through specialized schooling, therapists, and medication. Right now, my question is a bit different. She menstruated regularly as clockwork for about a year (started early!) and then suddenly stopped. She has been 5 months without a period. My own OB-GYN can't see her, as a minor, and suggests she see her pediatrician. Problem is, I have come to LOATHE our pediatrician, who...


6 Year Old Boy/ ADHD

My 6 year old boy is loving, caring, sweet and smart but is having a lot of...

Aspergers Syndrome

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Need Advice on 5 Year Old's Behavior

My 5 year old son has been acting up lately. Whenever things don't go his way he cries loudly or screams. And it is often little things that set him off, like he spilled a drop of water on himself at school the other day. And he reacts really defiantly when he gets reprimanded (he usually gets timeouts) for something he wasn't supposed to do, like hitting his brother or something. I first thought it is just a phase, but it has been going on for a while and it is difficult to handle sometimes, especially when he screams in public. It is kind...

High Functioning

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Career High Functioning Autistic

My son is almost 13 yrs old and was dx with pdd-nos (now high functioning autism) .Hes in a private regular middle school and doing good. He also has auditory processing ds so very slow in math but Science and art is his strength. Math he s not at grade level and i don't expect him to be. Hes friendly and has many friends but does have social deficits specially when he meets a new person... I was wondering what are his career options based on his strength and how can I start prepping him at this age?