Early detection of Autism

Early detection of Autism: What parents to look for in child

Early detection of Autism: What parents to look for in child -  Infants under age one year may exhibit following behavior.

  1. Will not make eye contact
  2. Will not respond to parent’s voice
  3. Will not babble or point by 1 year of age
  4. Will not respond to their name
  5. Will not smile or laugh in response to any funny expressions

At age of two : Some children may exhibit any or all of these symptoms

  1. They may regress or lose language skills.
  2. They may simply have no single words by about 16 months
  3. No two-word phrases by 2 years.
  4. Lack of interest in any pretend games
  5. Ignoring or acting detached from whatever is of interest to others.

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