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Treatment for autism in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   I want to know about Austim
Doctor :   autism
Doctor :   isit
User :   Right
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is there a hope to treat children of 2.5 yrs who has affected with it
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   but
Doctor :   There's no cure for autism, and there's no "one-size-fits-all" treatment
User :   OK.
Doctor :   the range of home-based and school-based treatments and interventions for autism can be overwhelming.
Doctor :   we have variety of treatment options
User :   My sisters kid has been diagonosed with it. But we still feel that he is normal....
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is there are low....severe..range in the disease...
Doctor :   so when did u see the doctor, any treatment he suggested
User :   A week ago...the kid still has to undergo tests...then the treatment will come
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ya severity is variable
User :   how you decide it?
Doctor :   Some children with autism will grow up able to live independently, while others may always need supportive living and working environments.
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   The cause of autism isn't clear, and there's no cure. But intensive, early treatment can make a difference.
Doctor :   since u people have visited and seeked medical advised at young age in this kid
User :   OK. Can you just tell me the symptoms for low and severe
Doctor :   surely that would go in helping him in overcoming his difficulties
Doctor :   ok
User :   OK.
Doctor :   children with autism have problems in three crucial areas of development รข?? social skills, language and behavior.
Doctor :   most severe autism is marked by a complete inability to communicate or interact with other people
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   the symptoms of autism vary widely, two children with the same diagnosis may act quite differently and have strikingly different skills
User :   Can a treated child loose its abilities some or the other point of time in future?
Doctor :   he can get better when proper treatment is given
Doctor :   but autism persists
Doctor :   Children with autism often respond well to highly structured education programs
Doctor :   A child won't "outgrow" autism. But he or she can learn to function within the confines of the disorder, especially if treatment begins early.
Doctor :   preschool children as in this kids case should receive intensive, individualized behavioral interventions will show good progress.
Doctor :   r u able to understand
Doctor :   what iam saying?
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done. and say when done.
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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