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MsKandice01 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-03-06 02:14 AM
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16. I'm in the process of getting my 3-year-old tested right now..
Right now, his obsession is cars and monster trucks. He has to have a car in his hand at all times, even when he's sleeping. He's not very verbal at all, even though he's extremely loving (even if extremely stubborn) and socializes pretty much like normal kids his age. He's very smart and memorizes full 30-minute scenes out of his movies, has known all of his letters and the sounds they make since he was 2, colors, shapes, etc., and can count to 30, yet when I ask him how his day went, he can't tell me. I'm thinking either Asperger's or high-functioning autism or PDD but we'll see how his evaluation goes. I have a nephew with PDD and one with severe autism/mental retardation so I don't know if I'm just being extra sensitive or if there's a real issue there.

May I ask how old your son was when you got a diagnosis?

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