This happens sometimes skip, denial. Mine had problems from birth also, they were thought to be deaf, naughty, awkward but I knew there was something wrong, I thought I was perhaps doing something wrong. It runs in families, I have had genetic counselling, tests been involved in genetic reaserch etc. I am a carrier and my daughter could be a carrier too, it can affect girls but usually only boys as its carried on the x chromasome, girls will inherit a normal one from the father boys only have one so its passed down by the mother.
Boy skint, we could write a book, the smelling, the colour of food, packaging, can identify with that.
If you havent already read this book, its brilliant, it will make you laugh and cry but it really puts you in the mind of an autistic, how they think and their reasoning. The curious incident of the dead dog in the nightime.
Hope I havent breached any forum rules by putting this. Yes let me know re friday, I really do understand what its like to be chasing the diagnosis.