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my son just got autism diagnosis at 15
  • My son has finally been given autistic diagnosis at 15 previously had adhd label. He has tantrums like a two year old if not given own way.Can be violent agressive,but my mai9n problem is that he doe naughty things then lies not me why blame me I havent done it etc even when evidence stacked up.I keep getting told autistic children dont lie,do children with pda lie,seems to me I could tick some of these boxes,but dont know if this a problem for these kids,autism annd lying very much traits in genetics of family,other family members who have asd traits and lie or fantasise.Any suggestions welcome
  • Amanda
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    Hiya hun, nice to see you here. Are you sure he's lying? Is it possible that what he perceives as being the truth is just a case of him misinterpretting the signals and signs and reading the situation wrong. I have two boys on the spectrum and one of them was labeled a liar by his school and it turned out that he was completely reading the situation wrong. As far as he was concerned he was telling the truth.
  • my daughter is autistic and lies, although i can normally tell when she is. she doesnt always lie it depends on the situation and how shes feels at the time.
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