Different Symptoms for Different Children...
I have some concerns about my son and Autism. He is 4 years old and even though I was told he does not have Autism when he was younger, he seems to be showing some signs according to my online research. He throws HUGE fits (stomping on the ground, screaming, and crying to the point that he makes himself sick), my husband and I must tell him things at least 6 times in order for him to understand what he needs to do and he cannot do anything we ask if we ask him to do more than one thing at a time. He gets very confused and starts to wonder off to do his own things. We have noticed that when we are talking to him that he has A LOT of difficulties standing still and his eyes start to wonder in different directions.My son also cannot get dressed fully on his own. He can take a shower, brush his teeth, and put his clothes on, but things like buttoning his pants, putting clothes and shoes on the right way (he usually puts his underwear, pants, and shirts on backwards and his shoes on the wrong feet) and tying or attempting to tie his shoes is out of the question. He also has very poor speech. He is seeing a speech therapist and an occupational therapist and neither one of them can seem to figure out what is wrong. Many people in my family say he is just being lazy as he can say the alphabet (it doesn't sound REALLY good most of the time, but I can understand it) and write his name. Does anything sound like some symptoms of Autism? I will bring it up to his doctor and therapists again, but I was just wondering. I am of course scared to find out; I hope to get some answers before I go insane!