Autism

About- Autism also called autism spectrum disorder is a developmental disorder characterized by troubles with social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behaviour. 

Symptoms-
 Fails to respond to his or her name
 Resists cuddling and holding, and seems to prefer playing alone
 Has poor eye contact and lacks facial expression
 Doesn't speak or has delayed speech or speak with an abnormal tone or rhythm
 Repeats words or phrases
 Doesn't express emotions or feelings and don’t undertand others
 Performs repetitive movements
 May performs self-harming activities
 Develops specific routines or rituals
 Coordination problem
 Unusually sensitivity to light, sound or touch
 Makes inappropriate approach in a social interaction 

Causes-

 Genetics
 Environmental factors 

Specialists to Visit

 Speech and Language Therapist
 Occupational Therapist
 Clinical Psychologist
 Neurologist
 Psychiatrist
 Geneticist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.autismspeaks.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.nimh.nih.gov
https://www.webmd.com
http://www.autism-society.org/
https://www.autism.org.uk

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