Early Warning Signs of Autism

Here, we discuss warning signs and red flags of autism. What sort of symptoms should parents be looking for in their children? We also go over early treatment methods that can help reduce the severity of autism if employed quickly enough.

This video will go over the symptoms of an autism diagnosis and the treatments available to those diagnosed with ASD.

Early Warning Signs of Autism by Autism Live
Initial Release Date: April 18, 2012
Source: YouTube

What We Learned from this Video:

  • There are six symptoms used to diagnose autism.
  • There are three main categories looked at when diagnosing autism: communication, social skills, and irregular behaviors.
  • Red flags can show up around nine or ten months.
  • Warning signs can include not making eye contact, not sharing, or not responding to their name.
  • It is possible to get a diagnosis between 18 and 24 months.
  • If you notice red flags, take your child to see a specialist.
  • If you have an older child, irregularities in social behavior can be an indicator of autism.
  • Autism can be treated with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
  • If you have an instinct that your child has some sort of disability even after being told by a doctor or pediatrician that there is nothing wrong with them, it is recommended that you check with a specialist just to be safe.

There are many signs to watch for when diagnosing autism. Be sure to monitor your child’s developmental milestones and pay attention to their social skills, communication, and behavior. If you think your child may be exhibiting symptoms, schedule a consultation with Ability Life Solutions today. Worry less, live more.

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