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My son is 44 and I think he has autism, he has learning

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My son is 44 and I think he has autism, he has learning disabilities from and slow to do his milestones when a baby can u help me he is rather difficult to cope with Mrs Jennifer Edwards
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 12 months ago.

Hi, thanks, ***** ***** your query, will be replying in few seconds please. DrVasavada

Expert:  DrVasavada replied 12 months ago.

You must mean age 4 years.

Many boys are late in speech genetically and are otherwise normal in IQ so no need to jump to any disability label. Please expose him to lot of music, rhymes and popular songs.

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
No 44 years of age
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I cant call prefer to text
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Text please
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 12 months ago.

OK. still no problem if you consult special education need specialist and adult psychiatrist. Drug therapy may be advised for any problem behaviour.

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 12 months ago.

You are welcome.