Here are the questions that Dr. Doreen answers this week:
00:29 What can we tell an anxious mom to get her to take action towards getting a diagnosis?
06:38 Can you explain the term “affect” when it comes to autism?
07:57 Is the number 1 in 50 boys still accurate?
13:58 Is there any training online that can certify me in ABA?
15:50 What’s the best way to explain a family death to a 4-year-old with autism?
22:38 Can what looks like self-injurious behavior have an anxiety or sensory component?
26:15 My niece was diagnosed with ADHD, though I see similarities to my son with PDD-NOS. She is on medication and I worry she is not on the right path for treatment and education.
32:29 Our daughter will not use more than one word at a time even though she knows more than 100. How can we encourage her to use more words together?
36:54 How do you teach a child not to lie once they’ve learned how to?