Autism is be detected by any level of development in a person’s life, may it infant stage or adolescence stage or even adulthood. In fact i have showed you a case of an old person suffering from autism.
With autism as an illness, social-interaction difficulties, communication challenges and tendency to engage in repetitive behaviors of many sorts come along as major, core characterizing symptoms. However, symptoms and their severity vary widely across these three core areas. If all taken together, may result in relatively mild challenges for someone on the high functioning end of the autism. For others, symptoms may be more problematic and severe, as when repetitive actions and lack of spoken language interfere with everyday life.
Now if we talk about infants or little kids, most probably developing infants are social by nature. Their typical actions like gazing at faces, quickly turning toward voices, grasping a finger and even smiling by 2 to 3 months of age. In contrast, the children who develop autism have difficulty involving in the basic interactions of everyday human life. By 8 to 10 months of age, many infants who go on to develop autism are showing some symptoms such as failure to respond to their names, lack of interest in people around and delayed babbling. By toddler-hood, many children with autism have difficulty playing with other kids and prefer to play alone. They may fail to seek comfort or respond to parents’ displays of anger or affection in many ways. Such signs start troubling you as a parent or loved one and yes, these signs are symptoms towards the illness, Autism.
Some research even suggests that children with autism are attached to their parents but their way of attachment and their way of expressing it may be unusual, maybe unknown even to the parents themselves. Such things make it difficult for autistic children to interact and fit in this world. Without the ability to interpret gestures and facial expressions, the social world can seem bewildering.
Many people with autism have similar difficulty seeing things from another person’s perspective. Most five year old kids understand that other people have different thoughts, feelings and goals than they have. A person with autism may lack such understanding. This, in turn, can interfere with the ability to predict or understand another person’s actions. In adolescence, children with autism will feel major loneliness. Already they would be going through so many changes in their body, and then burdened with their inability to express or talk can even break them. Sleep problems are common among children and adolescents with autism and may likewise affect many adults.
In adulthood, their coo babbling or their repetitive negligence to any sort of meetings or social interaction maybe a sign of their late autistic problems.
Other symptoms can be unusual responses to sensory input. They have difficulty processing and integrating sensory information, or stimuli, such as sights, sounds smells, tastes or movement. Even tendency to eat things that are not food can also be minor signs.
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