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JoPepper posted this thread...
Jun. 26, 2012 at 7:26 pm

My baby brother (Lets call him Jack) who is 3 years old is a little different from other kids his age.  He can barely talk,   he can say some phrases that we understand, but alot of it is like...gibberish.  If something doesn't go the way he wanted he runs around from us and as he runs throws whatever he can put his hands on. Breakable or not.  He just doesn't listen even if we raise are voices at him or spank him.  If we take a different approach like grabbing him and pointing out what he did was wrong and repeating it over and over.  He does it again and again.  It's almost as if nothing fazes him.  We think he has a developmental delay.. We're not sure if he is on the  autism spectrum, we haven't been able to make an appointment yet.  (Jack also likes order and anything out of place or routine freaks him out and he has to fix it, it doesn't help that we've moved to another place)   Jack is very familiar with shapes numbers and colors.  Thats usually how he recognizes and asks for stuff, like if he wants to go to the pool he'll say "Blue?" or "The Blue?" Jack can be a real sweet boy, if you're hurting he'll kiss your "Owie".  But he can also be a real pain in the keister, when he's being bad its almost enough to make you want to scream until you're mute or just curl up in a little ball on the couch and just give up and tune him out and let "whatever" happen.  So what I'm asking is if anyone has dealt with this and has any suggestions.

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Kenrichi replied...
Jun. 26, 2012 at 11:39 pm

In your baby brother's defence, my parents told me that i didnt like to talk until i was 4,(and i speak very well at my current age of 16 now)even though i was able to at an earlier age. So that could be the case for him also, since everyone expresses themself differently.

But i say that it just takes patience and love to teach him not to throw his fits when something doesnt go his way. 

Hope i slightly helped, and hopefully he doesn't give you such a hard time in the future.

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JoPepper replied...
Jun. 27, 2012 at 9:47 am

Ok thanks, he is getting better at talking i guess. :)

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writerauter replied...
Jul. 29, 2012 at 3:19 pm

kenrichi...umm sorry but i have really been wondering. are you a boy or a girl?

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Kenrichi replied...
Jul. 30, 2012 at 10:20 pm

lol Im a boy. Why do you ask?

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