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Old 12-02-2012, 03:32 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by jennyfa
Is it affecting other areas of her life? (I mean, like is she anxious the night before she goes to MDO?) Honestly, as a former preschool teacher, 5-20 minutes is not that severe of an anxiety measure. It sucks it's not getting better, but the severely anxious and upset kids don't engage after 20 minutes.
I agree. My 3 year old dd has an asd and she never engages with other kids. She has no interest at all and her anxiety is always present.

My NT children (most of them) would take 15-20 min to warm up. I think that is a normal expectation for a 2-3 year old.
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