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Title: What are the diagnosis, symptoms of autism spectrum disorder

What are the Diagnosis and Symptoms of Autism
Spectrum Disorder ?
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Definition of Autism
  • Autism is known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    in medical terms.
  • It is a brain disorder mainly occurs in children
    with different mental challenges like social
    communication, repetitive behavior, different
    interests and activities.
  • It is generally found in children and the first
    one to notice these changes are parents.

Symptoms of Autism in Toddlers
  • Sleep difficulties or sleeping disorder
  • Repetitive Behavior
  • Babbling Difficulties by 12 months.
  • Speaking Problems still after the completion of 1
  • Facial expressions are not visible much like
    sounds, smiling, looks, etc.
  • No gestures of any sort which is seen usually in
    common kids like pointing to something,
    recognizing and responding to their name when
    called out.
  • Playing with same toys or arranging toys and
    rearranging the toys
  • No meaning full two word sentence spoken by kids
    after the age of 2 years.

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Symptoms of Autism in Adults
  • Sleeping difficulties faced every night.
  • Repetitive Behavior of same thing or same
  • Avoids social communication and loves to be alone
    and within them.
  • Speaks to only selected group of people only if
  • Avoids small gestures also like smile, hand
    shake, wish, etc.

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Diagnosis of Autism
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • This ABA treatment is diagnosed to small
    children within the age of 5 or even lesser age
    to improve their behavior and train them in good
    behavior, learning, playing and others.
  • Speech therapy
  • ASD affected people have many difficulties in
    speaking and conveying their feelings to others.
    This therapy helps to train people in improving
    their speaking skills and teach how to speak and
    react to other people.

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  • Occupational therapy
  • Occupational therapy is performed to improve
    sensory issues like their daily chores or daily
    needs such as dressing, writing, using utensils,
    doing their own works like using washroom etc.
    They provide training to autistic people and help
    them in improving their lifestyle.

  • Physical therapy
  • Physical therapy for people with autism
    disorder helps in developing the ability to live
    individually and do daily works on their own
    without any others help. They provide training on
    walking, standing, sitting, balancing themselves,
    etc. to have a normal life as all others have.

  • Autistic challenged children face many physical
    and mental difficulties as they grow up. Its the
    duty of parent not to let them down and boost
    them time to time and provide enough confidence
    to children. They are just differently challenged
    people compared to normal people.
  • Still there is very less awareness on Autism and
    symptoms of autism. There should be volunteer
    efforts from parent and every individual to
    increase the awareness and importance of halting
    autism and provide correct information on
    symptoms of autism and also improve healthy
    habits to not let any disease enter in to the

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