Cast Your Vote:
- Yes, tell her you're concerned. -- Votes: 11
- Keep your mouth shut. It's not your kid. -- Votes: 5
Quoting Danielle: Jack&Basil'sMom:" <blockquote><b>Quoting ♥TwinsRock25♥:</b>" Special instruction therapy ... [snip!] ... I'm sure the therapists will miss the completely obvious things about this child that your keen eyes have managed to spot."
Quoting ♥TwinsRock25♥:" Not sure why you're getting bitchy but I have done a lot of research about autism because I was concerned ... [snip!] ... for years to get their children the help they need. Again, the speech therapist and SI therapist do NOT diagnosis autism."
As the other lady said, they'll tailor the education to meet her child's needs.
My niece is autistic and has never had any specialized therapy for autism. Speech therapy and an ot.
She's 5 now and you'd never think she was autistic.
Again, maybe she doesn't want to discuss her child with you.
Quoting ♥TwinsRock25♥:" And actually when I ASKED my son's speech therapist if they had any concerns about autism they said I ... [snip!] ... about autism they said I would have to seek a specialist for that, they would not give up any info. but thanks for your input."
I was able to get a referal to a developmental pedi for my son but it had nothing to do with Early Intervention, I got it from his regular pedi because I asked for it. He was only about 2 at the time and even without getting a diagnosis from them the report we got was really useful for me and all of his therapists.
Quoting Danielle: Jack&Basil'sMom:" As the other lady said, they'll tailor the education to meet her child's needs. My niece is autistic ... [snip!] ... and an ot. She's 5 now and you'd never think she was autistic. Again, maybe she doesn't want to discuss her child with you."