when i say explain to ppl i dont mean stranger i could care less about ppl i dont know , i am having trouble explaining it to my faimly, they look at my 3 year old and say shes not that behind, but she is. or they'll say get another opion. i dont think all the threpist we have seen and a group of doctors are wrong, or they just look at me with that sad look in there eyes like sierra has an alwful disease, i know that PDD-NOS is not the best diagonous but its sure not the worst! But i am having trouble getting a grip with it myself, i dont know if i should tell everyone or just tell if it comes up, the only time the issuse comes up is when we have a meltdown or at birthday parties those big faimly events are hard, so many ppl and sierra acts like she doesnt know half of them! need advice quick, i have a birthday party in a week!!Answer Question
PDD NOS is an autism spectrum disorder. There are many book on explaining autism to people. There are also several short articles on it. I have found many of these helpful.
There is also this one. This one is great to explain to kids.
There are so many resources out there. This one helped me in coping with the diagnosis
Answer by layh41407 at 8:38 AM on Apr. 23, 2011
Answer by layh41407 at 8:40 AM on Apr. 23, 2011
Answer by mom2twobabes at 9:19 AM on Apr. 23, 2011
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