My daughter is 4 yers oldand was diagnosed with mixed recptive language disorder and borderline intellecutal funcitoning at at 2. The psychological evaluation specifcally staed that she did not have autism. She has grown tremendously since than. However, I am concerned about autism. Her preschool teacher informed me of some hand flappign that is almost un noticeable, I have noticed this as well[ it does not occur frequently, and only occurs for about 2 seconds, mybe 2-3x per day. In addition, my daughter will repeat questions that are asked of her if she does not understand the question asked of or she may not answer at all. In addition, she will talk about subjects off topic at times. On the other hand, my daughter is extremely personable, has good eye contact[always has] is very outgoing, loves attention,is able to understand empathy, is sympathetic to others. She seeks relationships with others, enjoys being around other kids and tries to relate to her peers. She engages in make believe play , has child lilke"crushes" on actors[think high school musical]. I know that you cannot diagnose, but can some have autistic qualities but not a definite diagnosis of autism? Are stereotypic movements always indicative of autism?