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Thank you for your question. Before providing suggestions, I have a few questions. First, how old is your daughter? When did these behaviors first start? What was happening in her life during this time? What type of lab work was ordered?
I'm having some technical difficulties. Please reply back even if I do not appear to be online. I will be here for a few hours.
This has been on going since she was born, she was dx @ 3 with stereotypii, we were told she'd outgrow it, she is now 7, a TSH profile was ordered, the last few mnths have been the worst, there was an issue @ school w/ a bully,( this girl acts out to every kid not just mine)
She used to have this " TIC" where, she appeared to be almost snapping hers fingers while flapping her hands her head would twitch and she would have odd facial expressions, almost like a seizure but not, for some reason this behavior is less prevelant and this new behavior is more dominant. If anything goes out of the normal routine she has a meltdown. Everything has to be in her particular order. Her MD doesn't want to label it as OCD, but is uncertain as to who we be referred to. They were supposed to be doing some research and contacting us with a follow- up
Has she ever been tested by a psychologist?
No, a neurologist
How is she socially? Does have friends?
Yes and no
Does she make eye contact?
She can be social?
Is that correct?
any cognitive issues?
she is very intelligent but can be very withdrawn
she does well academically?
Have you considered having her tested at a pediatric development center?
by a psychologist?
I ll do anything at this point
I apologize for the technical difficulties on my end.
I'd prefer not to medicate unless absolutey necessary
and until we have a definite answer
I'd been looking thru the Sensory Perception Disorder, and she does present with some of those symptoms, but she also has moments of despair , with major anger issues. She also will not listen to her father or myself. She is very defiant, stubborn. When disciplining comes into play she goes into a rage, again noe of this behavior is present at school, but I know she is having problems respecting others. Hope more of this info helps
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So now we are on the same page
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