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    mom2guys posted:
    Who would be the best person to recommend therapies for an autistic child outside of school. My six y/o is has excellent verbal skills, but his behaviors are the main problem. He is very out of control. In school hes always with a para or teacher so it helps control his behaviors, but for example when out he can only be still for a very limited time and if you let go of his hand for example in Walmart, he will take off running. He holds his stools and will play in them if left unattended too long on the toilet. He has been tested for seizure disorder due to the staring spells and tantrums and this came out negative. Public schools seem reluctant to make to make too many recommendations,and neurologists don't either unless your'e child has seizures. So who would be the best person to see?
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Mom2guys,

    Talk with your pediatrician to see if there is a Behavior Specialist Therapist in your area.

    The school may also have resources, but if not, this Autism Resource may help connect you with someone.

    Please let me know if this helpful,
    Elizabeth


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