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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Pediatrics
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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I am a dr too and I would like to have your ideas about 12

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Hi Dr. I am a dr too and I would like to have your ideas about 12 year old child with autism
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.

Hello, Sorry about this diagnosis. There is some consensus about there being some brain circuitry peculiarities that result in this condition. There is need for special education and other measures as suggested by child psychiatrist. Drugs help if some specific problems found. Most can be educated and evolve into useful and functioning adults.