Common Signs of Autism

Children with autism show signs of the disorder. A few of those signs are as follows:
*Children with autism may be unresponsive to people.
*They may focus intensively on one thing for a long period of time.
*Children may develop normally but then begin to show withdrawal and become indifferent to social engagement.
*They may also be unresponsive to their names and avoid eye contact with others.
*They have difficulty perceiving people’s feelings and thoughts because they are unable to understand social cues.
*They lack empathy.
*They are unable to engage in interactive play with other children.
*They often engage in repetitive movements such as rocking and behaviors that can hurt themselves such as hitting themselves against things or banging their heads.


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