In order to be really truthful about the regression, I have to say that and I have often said this to other moms that the regression was subtle and yet obvious.
Around the age of 13-14 months, we started noticing that he was not babbling or making noises or speech like most children. And by the age of two, we became very concerned. We thought possibly he was deaf. He was not responding to his name, he did not seem to respond to environmental noises or others around him. Emotionally he was very closed off.
When he was about 15 months old. I noticed that he had stopped talking he had started to say sound send a few little words mama and Dad, that sort of thing. But at that point, it stopped and there were very few sounds and no words.
Behaviourally, he was very nervous, very agitated, very anxious. And as he passed the second birthday, he still had no speech and then he started tantruming, become very panicky. And he used us quite a bit, if he wanted something, he would never communicate verbally, he never pointed or gesture, but he would pull us if he wanted something to eat or drink, he would pull my wrist or my hand to the object. And his eye contact was very poor.
These children withdraw into themselves. There is so much stimulation around them that is confusing. It's confusing to their neurological system.
It's confusing to how they even move in their environment. It is confusing in terms of what things are in their environment.
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