So my husband and I (and almost anyone else that sees him), think my 8 yo nephew is at least physically delayed and perhaps has some sort of mental or social problems. When he runs his arms flail (sp?) and his head bobbles around. He hasn't learned to ride a bike and my 5 yo has been faster than him since he was 3. When he was over last weekend my 15 month old start crying and he just grabbed the baby and started shaking the fool out of him. He seems to learn okay but if we go somewhere with people, he doesn't act so much shy or defiant as he will literally just stand in the room looking limp until you tell him where he should be. I could explain more, but the point is, we are worried and his parents are having marital issues and seem oblivious to his problems.
All I've ever said is once my sister in law mentioned the running and I asked if she said something to the pediatrician and she said 'why would i do that'.
Asked by Anonymous at 10:56 PM on Jun. 11, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)
Answer by teampalmer4 at 12:40 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
Answer by teampalmer4 at 11:08 PM on Jun. 11, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 11:17 PM on Jun. 11, 2009
talk to his father and see if he can be tested for Autism or some other disability. here are some things you can google
signs of autism
If he does have a disability the sooner he gets help the better for him
Answer by justgrape723 at 8:40 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
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