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Ryan autism?


2020 – so with Chris first mention of autism from a doctor was around summer/fall of 1994 until January of 1995.  He was 4.  Ryan’s first mention is at barely 3, in 2005.  I suppose with it being 10 years later they could spot it faster.  I also, remember, however, when Ryan was maybe a year younger that his pediatrician said there was NO WAY he had autism.  It’s strange how things work out.  With Chris, the first mention of autism was from my cousin, when she came to visit us from New York.  With Ryan, it was a note on a drs. report.  Never did we actually see ourselves and say, this person may have autism.  I guess parents are the last to know or see it….

On Ryan he has what’s called “a flat moderate sensorineural hearing loss bilaterally.” I got his report today and shared with some of the professionals that need it. I need to fax to more people tomorrow. In addition to following upon the hearing loss the final instruction was “continue with psychological/neurologic workup and monitoring for early identification of possible autism.” That kind of gave me the chills. I don’t know if they think he has autism or if it’s just family history — ugh.


3 thoughts on “Ryan autism?”

  1. hi dori, i have a question n i was wondering if u could help me…
    i’m trying to find this painting (well a print of the painting, lol) for my father, its really meaningful for him and i KNOW ive seen it before somewhere but i cant think of where, or what’s its called or who the artist is…its a religious painting, of a small village that’s protected and surrounded by a huge pair of hands forming a circle around it, and on the outside of the hands are armies trying to get into the village…does that sound familiar to you at all? have you ever heard of it or dyu have any ideas on how i could go about searching for it? ive google-d everrrrrything i can possibly think of which might bring it up and pored through thousands of religious prints on art websites but havent had any luck…i KNOW ive seen it though so i know its out there somewhere but i just cant find it! if u have any info at all id be eternally grateful! thanks so much!
    <3 angela

  2. hello–

    that sounds BEAUTIFUL! I don’t know offhand about it but I can copy your post to a moms group I’m in and maybe someone will know?

    I will let you know…


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