Diagnosis: Early detection by doctor: A neurologist, behavioral pediatrician, clinical psychologist and a neuropsychologist can diagnose autism.
Diagnosis of social skills: At first glance, some people with autism may appear to have an intellectual disability, sensory processing issues, or problems with hearing or vision. To complicate matters further, these conditions can co-occur with autism. However, it is important to distinguish autism from other conditions, as an accurate and early autism diagnosis can provide the basis for an appropriate educational and treatment program (source: Autism society).
- Inability to look another person in the eye, even the eyes of their parents.
- Their communication is more like robot without much or no facial expressions or gesture.
- They often focus on objects and do so intently, virtually ignoring other people or other stimuli for long time periods.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: April 1, 2016