Early Signs:Based on a developing area of research pinpointing traits of autism spectrum disorder in infants and toddlers, new tools and resources are emerging to help practitioners diagnose it earlier.
Treatment at the earliest age when autism spectrum disorder is detectable -- in infants as young as 6 months old -- significantly reduces symptoms so that by age 3 most who received the therapy had neither autism nor delay, a research study has found.
I cannot still believe it. I watched our family movies,when my son was little, he was smiling , perfect eye contact ,responsive to his name....He was so so cute... Only language development was late, no wonder it took so long to figure his autism.
Bringing the Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorders Into Focus--This is a great post using short video clips to show children with neurotypical development and children with signs of ASD. Excellent way to understand how to recognize early signs of autism.
As with almost any neurological or mental health disorder, the symptoms or signs of autism may appear in neuro-typically developing children to some degree. When the symptom becomes more severe, more frequent, and/or more problematic for the child’s...