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Aug 12, 2009
"First and foremost, I would suggest that your son be screened by a specialist in developmental disabilities. Not walking by 2 and having limited communication skills is very concerning. It seems you are in or near the Washington area. ..."
Jul 13, 2009
"Motilium, I believe, is domperidone, a medication used to enhance GI tract motility. This forum is monitored by behavioral practitioners who are here to offer advice on intervention (educational and clinical) and diagnosis. My advice t..."
Jul 13, 2009
"O2 saturation is very important and the levels you report are very low but they can vary depending on the situation in which they are measured. This forum specializes in autism information from a clinical and educational perspective but..."
Jun 10, 2009
"Once a child toilet trains, independence in using the bathroom usually follows. It is possible that your son "passes gas" and some fecal matter accompanies this. The part of this that likely is of most concern to you is his lack of rec..."
May 29, 2009
"MRI pet scans also are not used for diagnosis and are more likely to not reveal differences than to reveal differences in persons w/ASDs. That is why the foundation of diagnostic evaluation for autism involves observing the child and in..."
May 29, 2009
"You certainly have many questions but the main point seems to be that you question the diagnosis of autism for your son. You mention that his school has diagnosed him as having an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Some schools have excel..."
Mar 30, 2009
"It is well established that autism spectrum disorders have a genetic origin and that this genetic inheritance results in abnormal brain growth regulation. There is much less information about potential immune system involvement in autis..."
Mar 18, 2009
"This sounds like a very serious problem and I certainly send my best wishes for a speedy resolution to it. That said, renal specialists are typically not overly familiar with autism and autism specialists are not typically familiar with..."
Mar 18, 2009
"I'm sorry about having to refer you to another forum for a discussion of your son's condition but this forum is monitored by behavioral specialists and it would be improper for us to comment on a serious medical issue that we are not qua..."
Mar 18, 2009
"It is never too late to toilet train and there have been many approaches that have been shown to lead to success. I've worked with developmentally delayed persons over 20 years old who have learned to use the toilet independently. Look..."