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March 29th, 2012, 09:55 AM
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Does any one have kids 3-5 who have gone through neurological testing for developmental delay, speech impairment, or autism concerns?
My 4 year old just went through some, and I would just like a sounding board to compare how his testing went, and share/vent.
My son was originally just diagnosed with a speech impairment, but it was obvious to us he had an developmental delay too. We were unsure if it was environmental (due to situations out of our control, he had been living with my elderly mother and sister for awhile, and they treated him more like a 1 or 2 year old, instead of a 3, nearly 4 year old), or if it was a genuine concern he needed help for.
He went through a Mullen test, as well as a CARS test, and I'm just looking for someone to talk to about all of this. My husband is very suspicious about his kiddo getting diagnosed prematurely with something he may "grow out of" and doesn't quite get it, so I could use someone to just bounce info back and forth off of. Thanks!
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March 29th, 2012, 12:46 PM
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My son had the CARS test so I might be able to help with some of it. Honestly any diagnosis will get him services and the main goal is to get him the help he needs. Don't worry so much about the label, if it turns out that he doesn't have whatever it is they are saying he has, than thats great but that diagnosis got him the services he needed to catch up to his peers.
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April 2nd, 2012, 08:59 AM
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Over here it's different, so I don't have much experience of this. My son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and speech delay simply through monitoring and observation by a team of professionals include a paediatrician and an educational psychologist. He never went through any formal testing. I do agree that it's important to get a diagnosis for the services you then get access to. I don't see autism as a label, it's just part of who my son is, and now he gets the appropriate help for his particular challenges, including disability living allowance which is helpful because at least one of us - my mum, partner or me has to be at home and not working to be "on call" for school and because when he's home he requires as much care as a toddler would, and full-time 1:1 support at school (he currently attends a mainstream school).
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