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 behavior. 

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 speaks with an abnormal tone or rhythm
Repeats words or phrases
Doesn't express emotions or feelings and doesn’t understand 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 approaches 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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