My DD is 3 years old and she got an evaluation by the Child Find program. We went there because she was having odd behaviors:
- She doesn't talk so much in public, she often grunts instead (but she talks at home). - She gets frustrated very easily, for example if she can't do a things she starts cries and screaming "I can't, I can't". - She says things without sense and starts to laugh. - She wants her things in a certain way, for example her blankie, sometimes she wants I fold it otherwise "it's not soft", if the blankie gets unfolded she starts to cries. - She's always unhappy or frustrate, she cries often during the day. - She doesn't interact so well with other children, she loves them but she act strange, in a "silly" way. - In the evening after dinner she starts to run back and forward and make noises with her mouth like HMMMM. - She become clingy when we go to visit her grandma (and we see her often). And she has many other "strange" behavior.
The evaluation was a disaster she wouldn't give attention at all, there was also an Italian translator (in our home we speak Italian too) who confused her more, the people who evalueted her noticed that she would laugh without reason and she wouldn't give any attention if she wasn't interested. For all the time there she wouldn't stop, she tried to go out and she kept asking for a lollipop for ALL the time. They also noticed that she's always unhappy.
She qualified for IEP, with a mild development delay in the cognitive domain and a significant developmental delay in the personal-social, she scored 67, with an adult and peer interaction 16 months age equivalent :-(
Sorry if this was so long, I wish I could know if somebody it's in the same situation, and what could cause her problem. The school will call us in 30 days, I'm really sad, I'm pregnant and I have a 15 months old too, I just want to help her. In my family there are case of schizophrenia, bipolar and depression too.
Answer by ImaginationMama at 4:24 PM on Feb. 27, 2011
Answer by layh41407 at 4:32 PM on Feb. 27, 2011
Answer by layh41407 at 5:29 PM on Feb. 27, 2011
Answer by layh41407 at 7:19 PM on Feb. 27, 2011
Answer by mpm915 at 9:56 PM on Feb. 27, 2011