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Aspergers---getting a diagnosis
I have a 5 year old who I firmly believe has aspergers. I have had that thought since he was 2. I have tried getting him evaluated unsucessfully until last school year someone told me to go through the school district; which I did. The examiners came out twice and observed him on two HIGHLY exceptional days during HIGHLY structured indoor work. They ruled out any disabilities whatsoever; but did say that once he gets into public kinder I may have to revisit the topic. He scored very high in the sensory integration disfunction area but not enough to qualify.
We moved during the summer and now he is in kinder in a different school district. He has been to the principals office at least 10 times already. I have requested another evaluation because every problem he seems to be having appears to me to be a sensory overload and reaction to a much less structured environment than he is accustomed to. He is so overwhelmed everday when I pick him up that he cries uncontrollably. The school has told me that they will do a meeting but he has already been evaluated ----basically I feel like they think I don't know what i'm talking about. I have been told that ADHD medication would be a great way to help, but I don't want to medicate my son for the wrong diagnosis. I'd love to know of any others who may have struggled with people frowning upon them and offering them parenting tips rather than data???
Any suggestions on what do to so that I can
I let the school know right away before he started about