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How do I raise a child with OCD?

My 3 year old daughter has OCD and I need help. I can't take her shopping without waiting while she puts things back where they belong if they are in the wrong place. Sometimes it takes hours. I need help

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Mrs.Apple

Asked by Mrs.Apple at 2:10 PM on Jun. 23, 2008 in Health

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  • My oldest (4) has ASD and tends towards being a good bit OCD as well. Walmart wants to hire him ;) We constantly redirect and have to drag him away from things. I'll be keeping an eye on the answers you get!
    faeriemamma

    Answer by faeriemamma at 2:20 PM on Jun. 23, 2008

  • Your 3 y.o. has been diagnosed with OCD? Isn't it a little early for that? Maybe you should just tell her "No, leave it alone." and redirect her attention.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:18 PM on Jun. 23, 2008

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