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......and she asked what it was that made us have him evaluated in the first place. She said she does see a bit of inattentiveness in him sometimes but not much beyond that. I told her that his original teachers (the ones that first suggested he be evaluated) didn't really bring up concerns until he'd been in the class for almost 3 months so since it's only been a month in this new class we agreed to give it a few more weeks to see how it goes. So what am I supposed to do with this? We go through this entire evaluation and switching preschools for us to basically be told there might be nothing "wrong" with him? He has yet to be evaluated by an actual doctor - does anyone know if insurance usually covers that? As if I wasn't confused enough by this whole thing to begin with, I have no idea what to think now.Answer Question
Answer by wendythewriter at 7:11 PM on Apr. 2, 2013
Answer by But_Mommie at 7:23 PM on Apr. 2, 2013
I would have the teachers write up a formal evaluation and talk to your pediatrician about it and he will refer you to a developmental ped who should be covered by your insurance. The developmental ped will make the official diagnosis if he is autistic.
Question have you noticed anything different about him from other children his age?
Evaluate your child using this test http://pediatrics.about.com/od/autism/l/bl_autism.htm it isn't a disgnosis but it will help you talk to your doctor about the things you notice about your child.
Answer by amandajoy21 at 7:24 PM on Apr. 2, 2013
Answer by amandajoy21 at 8:02 PM on Apr. 2, 2013
Answer by But_Mommie at 8:04 PM on Apr. 2, 2013