OUR EIGHT YEAR OLD DAUGTER WHO HAS A MILD CASE OF CP SINCE JAN OF THIS YEAR JUST GOES INTO THIS PHASE WHERE SHE WILL NOT STOP CRYING WHILE AWAKE AND SLEEPS ALL THE TIME HER BEHAVIOR CHANGES SHE DOES MOVEMENTS WITH HER MOUTH CHEWS HER FINGERS SEEMS AS THOIUGH SHE IS IN A TRANCE SHE IS VERY SHY BUT DURING THESE PERIODS SHE WILL TALK TO STRANGERS AND ASK THEM INAPROPRIATE QUESTIONS AND TOUCHES PEOPLE SHE THEN AFTER AWEEK OR MORE JUST SNAPS BVACK TO HER NORMAL SELF AND IS FINE TILL A WEEK OR SO LATER SHE GOES BACK INTO THIS TRANCE SHE IS NOT THE SAME PERSON WHEN IN OR OUT OF THIS. WE HAVE BROUGHT HER TO THE DRS MANY TIMES AND GET NO ANSWERS OR HELP. WE ARE DESPERATE TO GET HER HELP
It is difficult to comment on the exact nature of problem. Since she cries a lot and shows repetitive movements, it is important to rule out autistic spectrum disorder and epilepsy (partial type). Do discuss this with your doctor. Take care!
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