Joined: Jul 30, 2011
|Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:58 am Post subject:
|Thanx for all the effort MrXxx of responding.......
Yes my son is like yours regarding being very intelligent....never been formaly tested, actually thinks he will do poor on IQ testing, because of poor language processing and high anxiety! But all profesionals always respond on him being very clever.....He sometimes responds in very mature creative ways...he will ask and answer things in a way me and hubby would never even think about!
My DH luckily sees ASD in a positive light.....he feels that plenty of genius, clever people might have been on the spectrum and that my sons determined, stubburn, sometimes difficult personality will help him reach great hights in life!
We as parents just want to try our utmost best to guide him in learning the lifeskills that will help him reach his potential....and like the pdoc said....to help him become a bit more "user friendly".
Yes he is 8 yr old.....what makes it more challenging is that on some emotional and intellectual levels he reacts more like some one around 12 yr of age...and on some emotional levels he reacts on a 3-4 yr age....like starting to cry like a toddler out of the blue, when he is sad or don't understand painfull situations....
Our biggest challenges at the moment is these obsessive thoughts and ideas that get stuck in his head.....his terrible aggressiveness has decreased a bit and one of the big challenges is his great irritibility and moodiness......together with all the other stuff just being part of AS and preteen hormones!
Married to a great supportive hubby....
Little dd is very active and loving and addores his older brother! Little dude diagnosed with SID and APD.
Oldest son, 9yrs old, diagnosed with AS and anxiety and OCD traids