Posted by DeAnna in Georgia
on September 11, 2000 at 10:00:11:
My 9 year old is going to the doctor to get an evaluation . Lately we have been worried about her behavior. Some things she does is , cries alot , very emotional, will get upset over anything ( if she forgets her workbook from school , she goes hysterical ), tell her to do something she forgets what you tell her ( like put the book on the table , she will pick up the book and say .. where do I put it? ), memorizes real good , but cannot comprehend what she reads, poor motor skills(opening doors, opening drink cans, button and unbuttoning clothes), asks questions over and over, will stare off in space , will make strange faces sometimes, always wants someone to help her , is real dependent . I was thinking maybe ADD , but now I am wondering if it could be Autism maybe ??? Any comments? Or anything I should ask the doctor??? She is a very sweet child and loving but it seems like she can't do anything on her own , and I don't think she is just acting , I really think there may be a problem .