Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Some Of The Noticeable Early Signs Of Autism In Children

Autism is a neurological disorder which sets in due to various reasons such as genetic mutilation and environmental factor. Thus, a child is tormented
with the disorder during the gestation period or as soon as he is born. Although the early signs of autism in kids are visible between 3 to 6 months,
they do not get diagnosed they are much older.  
It is important for parents and caregivers to pay close attention to a child’s behavior to detect if he/she displays any signs of autism. If parental instinct
convey that some there is a delay or a miss in reaching the milestone by your child, it is the right to trust and seek an expert opinion.
Remember, early intervention is beneficial.
Some of the early signs of autism in kids and babies to look out for:
1. Lack of eye contact
Babies who develop autism showed the absence of maintaining eye contact people between 2 and 6 months of age.

2. They do not respond or  attempt an interaction
Babies usually respond to slight sounds. Babies with autism look at people but fail to respond to their name or display facial expressions.
This can indicate the possibility of autism.

3. No babbles or cooing sound
A baby often babbles or make pleasant sounds around the age of 6 months. However, babies with autism do not babble when pleased


1. Do not socialize

Children with autism prefer to be alone. They do not play or share their things with others. 

2. Inability to communicate

One of the early signs of autism in children with autism is a lack of communication skill.  They fail to communicate using sound, words or gesture.
They also lack interest in activities.

3. Repetitive behavior

Children with autism tend to be repetitive in their action or movements, such as flapping hands, rocking or twirling. They may also become
very obsessive with these behaviors.

4. Absence of gesture

Children often point towards objects that attracts them or gesture to indicate interest. But a child with autism does not show any interest in objects.
Not every child with autism have the same symptoms. Early diagnosis and on-time therapy interventions can help him/her to obtain some
of the essential skills needed for living.

The type of treatment a child receives for autism depends on the skills he/she needs to acquire. Different types of therapies such as
speech therapy, applied behavior analysis, occupational therapy, sensory integration therapy, etc.  help in reducing the symptoms of
autism and to improve his/her communication and learning skills.

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