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Category Archives: Diagnosis
Today has been an emotional day for me and my husband. Today we have been told that our beautiful 9 year old daughter has aspergers syndrome. I am not surprised that she is. You see, ever since she was a baby there have … Continue reading
A few months after my son’s diagnosis in 2008, we received a comprehensive report from the child psychologist. I found this an emotional read, because there it was in black and white, all the difficulties that my son faced. Nevertheless, … Continue reading
After learning about our son’s autistic disorder in the spring of 2008, we did not immediately tell our son. For one thing, we were not ready; we needed time to get over the shock of the diagnosis and to learn about his … Continue reading
After being told that my son was autistic, I felt an immediate sense of relief knowing that my son had an identifiable disorder and that I was no longer to blame for his behaviour. However, for a number of months … Continue reading
In early 2008, my son was assessed by a multidisciplinary team which consisted of a consultant paediatrician, child psychologist, occupational therapist and speech and language therapist. The assessment took place over a number of sessions and looked at communication, physical and … Continue reading