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Autism early signs and symptoms..
« on: January 01, 2012, 08:53:55 AM »
Autism:Its a disorder causing delays in many basic areas of development such as learning to talk, play, and interact with others.Detecting and treating early makes a huge difference,can reduce effects and help your child to learn, grow and talk.For that parents has the best role in observing your child's behavior.
-Monitor your child.Every child has different milestones,so don't be tensed if your child is little late to talk or walk.If you are very much concerned about his/her don't lose your time,if signs are detected early treatment may help to reverse the symptoms.So go see a doctor and share your problem.
If you observe the following signs
-if he/she is not looking at you when you feed (make an eye contact),smile,following objects visually,pointing objects,respond to the sound,imitating your movements and facial expressions,reach to pick up things,playing with others,making noise to get attention,doesn't prefer to touch,talk,play or cuddling,Speaks in an abnormal tone of voice,repeating the same word,difficulty in communication.

Factors that may contribute autism are:
-Nutritional deficiencies such as folic acid and other prenatal vitamins during pregnancy,Taking antidepressants medicines during pregnancy,Children born to older father and mother,Maternal infections during pregnancy,very low birth weight,complications,Exposure to chemical pollutants such as metals and pesticides.