Autism

Autism Questions? Ask an Autism Expert for Answers ASAP

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Autism Questions
My Granddaughter is 19 yrs. old, graduated last year and
My Granddaughter is 19 yrs. old, graduated last year and does nothing but play computer games all day. She is unable to make eye contact and has trouble communication a simple "Hello" to a stranger. I… read more
Bill
Bill
Psychotherapist, Consultant, Expert Wit.
Master's Degree
3,650 satisfied customers
My daughter is 19 years old and has been diagnosised with
My daughter is 19 years old and has been diagnosised with Attachment Disorder as she was a foster child we adopted at age of 4. She has a biological brother that has been diagnosised with Aspergers an… read more
Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP
Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP
Licensed Educational Psychologist
Master's Degree
203 satisfied customers
My son, now 22, has occasional problems with voluntary
My son, now 22, has occasional problems with voluntary spinning, intense interest in music and is an accomplished but self taught guitar player. He has definite social interaction difficulties and it … read more
Dr. Bonnie
Dr. Bonnie
Psychologist
Doctoral Degree
234 satisfied customers
My granddaughter has Aspergers. Her one main problem is that
My young granddaughter has Aspergers. Her one main problem is that she won't go to the toilet (although she is happy to do a wee in the toilet) unless she has a nappy on. She holds herself in for days… read more
Dan, MA/MRC
Dan, MA/MRC
Professional Counselor, Educator
Master's Degree
233 satisfied customers
My son has always had routines, but can be persuaded around
My son has always had routines, but can be persuaded around them, has learnt quite slowly and gets upset when he cant do it, makes friends easily but cannot keep them, never listens, always energetic … read more
mcphailsusan
mcphailsusan
Special Education Teacher
118 satisfied customers
My son, aged nearly 20, has just decided to defer his start
My son, aged nearly 20, has just decided to defer his start at university for the 2nd time. He will not tell my why, says he can sort it out alone and that I will not understand. He will not even talk… read more
Susan Ivy
Susan Ivy
Health Expert, RN
Master's Degree
4,010 satisfied customers
My 17 year old has many characteristics of Aspergers. He has
My 17 year old has many characteristics of Aspergers. He has never been diagnosed. Will he be able to go to college and function as an adult and should we push college for him? He hasn't shown much in… read more
mcphailsusan
mcphailsusan
Special Education Teacher
118 satisfied customers
I did not receive any email from you. She is uncommunicative
I did not receive any email from you. She is uncommunicative and lives in her own fantasy world. She is reclusive and does not make friends easily. She prefers to be alone and often feels persecuted b… read more
Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP
Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP
Licensed Educational Psychologist
Master's Degree
203 satisfied customers
My grandson was diagnosed at 18 mos. He is now 9 years old.
My grandson was diagnosed at 18 mos. He is now 9 years old. He has had what is called "early intervention" since. He does very well academically. He can talk and he can read but he cannot converse. He… read more
mcphailsusan
mcphailsusan
Special Education Teacher
118 satisfied customers
My grandson is 15 and has an iq near 150. He has never had a
My grandson is 15 and has an iq near 150. He has never had a close friend. They just moved to Pittsburgh and he is dropping out of his favorite sport, soccer, because he did not want to try out, not t… read more
Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP
Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP
Licensed Educational Psychologist
Master's Degree
203 satisfied customers
My daughter has autistic tendencies-flapping hands, patting
Hello, my name is***** and my daughter has autistic tendencies-flapping hands, patting her head and brother's head, having trouble with eye contact, etc. However, she was just tested Friday and she di… read more
mcphailsusan
mcphailsusan
Special Education Teacher
118 satisfied customers
Our just turned 4 yr old daughter just received a diagnosis
Our just turned 4 yr old daughter just received a diagnosis of Asperger's. While I was quite prepared for that (have an elder boy on the spectrum), I was less prepared for her score on the WPSSI 111 b… read more
mcphailsusan
mcphailsusan
Special Education Teacher
118 satisfied customers
I've dealt with varying degrees of social apprehension for
I've dealt with varying degrees of social apprehension for most of my life, including poor concentration and slower comprehension skills. It wasn't until recently, at age 25, over years of pain and st… read more
mcphailsusan
mcphailsusan
Special Education Teacher
118 satisfied customers
My daughter is 17 she was rrecently re-evaluated at school
my daughter is 17 she was rrecently re-evaluated at school the psycologist suggested the aspergers testing we were very skeptical when we did the questionaire we realized that may be a real issue for … read more
CamilleRN
CamilleRN
Registered Nurse, Director of Nursing
4,150 satisfied customers
My question concerns my 26 year old daughter. We have been
Hi My question concerns my 26 year old daughter. We have been on quite a long journey with her and she completed her college degree i education K-6. She has been depressed and anxious since childhood.… read more
Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP
Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP
Licensed Educational Psychologist
Master's Degree
203 satisfied customers
Aspergers I am a mom( of a 32yr old daughter she works as a
Aspergers I am a mom( of a 32yr old daughter she works as a Mechanical Engineer in N.M. I have two other daughters one OT with a school district who works with, Autism Spectrum disorders, for 10 yrs. … read more
Dan, MA/MRC
Dan, MA/MRC
Professional Counselor, Educator
Master's Degree
233 satisfied customers
How much information do you think is appropriate to share
How much information do you think is appropriate to share initially with a 16 year old boy who most likely has AS in order to help him gain insight so that he might learn to adjust and adapt better so… read more
mcphailsusan
mcphailsusan
Special Education Teacher
118 satisfied customers
I have been crippled all my life (68 years) with the
I have been crippled all my life (68 years) with the persistent inability to make and retain friends and contacts. I am continually shunned by others, and I am puzzled, as I am not rude or nasty, don'… read more
Dan, MA/MRC
Dan, MA/MRC
Professional Counselor, Educator
Master's Degree
233 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

I have been dealing with an extremely serious health crisis for over three years, and one your physicians asked me more questions, gave me more answers and encouragement than a dozen different doctors who have been treating me!!

Janet VPhoenix, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dan, MA/MRC

Dan, MA/MRC

Professional Counselor, Educator

233 satisfied customers

Prof. counselor, 27 year exper. autism spectrum disorders. 16 years as Spec. Edu . Lic Ed. Consultant Masters

Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP

Stephanie Rosales, M.Ed., LEP

Licensed Educational Psychologist

203 satisfied customers

Support services (assessment, diagnosis and treatment) for autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, dyslexia, and learning disabilities.

mcphailsusan

mcphailsusan

Special Education Teacher

118 satisfied customers

Over 22 years experience in autism and the parent of a daughter on the spectrum Current doctoral candidate in Educ.

Raymond B., M.D.

Raymond B., M.D.

Doctor (MD)

15 satisfied customers

Past practice of General Medicine for entire families.

Dr. Bonnie

Dr. Bonnie

Psychologist

234 satisfied customers

Experience in diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with ASD.

Dr. Ficus, MD

Dr. Ficus, MD

Pediatrician

83 satisfied customers

17 years in general pediatrics in the US including autism and developmental delay.

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor (MD)

5,660 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x