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Tantrums or meltdowns is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of two conditions: Speech delays and Autism.
For kids diagnosed with Speech delays, Tantrums or meltdowns is one of two symptoms related to Outburts and Mumbling according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Outburts and Mumbling among kids with Speech delays are:
For kids diagnosed with Autism, Tantrums or meltdowns is one of eight symptoms related to Sensitivity and Control according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Sensitivity and Control among kids with Autism are:
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Characteristics of Tantrums or meltdowns
How common is Tantrums or meltdowns?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 35.86% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Tantrums or meltdowns.
Percentage of kids with Tantrums or meltdowns by year of age
This is based on a survey of 1082 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Tantrums or meltdowns “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.
|Outcome||Percent of Children||Total Mentions|
|A Few / Several Times|
|Severity||Percent of Children||Total Mentions|
|Not at All|