My 21 month old son was a early developer in most all areas, he walked early, crawled early etc... However he wasn't quick with his words. As of right now he has maybe 15 words he says regularly and he often will repeat words right after he hears them but wont remember them later on. He has been fine at all of his check ups. I did have a discussion w/his Dr about the possibility of ADHD as it runs in both sides of the family and I have had starangers on more than one occassion tell me he seems like he has ADHD and his dr said thats not something they would look into now as he was too young. I was fine with that answer because it gave me peace of mind. Recently a family member suggested we get him checked for autism and I was speechless because the thought had never crossed my mind. I looked it up online and found that there were a couple of red flags that my son fit into. He isnt able to use two word commands, he throws MAJOR MASSIVE tantrums for no reason, like worse than any I have seen from other kids, and then some smaller things like staring at lights, and always choosing to play individually and never with other kids. This has me concerned now and his next appt isnt until almost October. Does anyone know anything about this, or have any experiences with autism, or in general any thoughts?
Answer by But_Mommie at 10:43 PM on Jun. 19, 2011
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