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Autism- Symptoms

 
Since ASD is manifold of illness, that is why its symptoms are also different.  Every parents must know the symptoms of Autism and Asparagas Syndrome which creates a destruction in a child’s development.  Consult a doctor if you see any symptoms of ASD in your child or if you are worried about the development of your child. Discuss well with your child’s doctor regarding the signs before taking to any specialist.
 

Symptoms of ASD among pre-schooling children

Due to ASD the problems a pre-school aged child might face are :
In case of speaking:
– Learning to speak late ( for example,  can not say 10 different words in 2 years old) or can not speak at all.
– Repeating specific few words only
– Talking either in too serious or boring tone.
– Giving one word answer despite of knowing how to speak a complete sentence.
 
In response to other people’s word:
– Not responding to his name despite of hearing properly.
– Rejecting if the guardian or parents wants to take the child in their lap. However, sometimes they themself might want to get on the lap.
– Rejecting in a very unusual way if someone tells to do something.
 
In case of other people’s association:
– Getting furious if other people come near to the child or if the child’s position is too close to other people.
– Disinterest in mixing/ gathering with same age child.
– Showing no interest to usually what children of same age enjoys.
– Likes to play alone rather than playing with others.
– Speaking most of the time without any gestures or any change in facial expression at all.
– Avoiding eye contact while speaking.
 
In case of behavior:
– Repeating the same thing ( repeating work like moving hands, swinging own self back and forth , tapping with fingers).
– Playing in an ill mannered way and playing in the same way with toys. Such as while playing with blocks and lego, every time the child is keeping it according to it size and color rather than making something with it.
– Likes to follow the same routine. But in case if there is any change in the routine , the child becomes upset.
– Apart from taste, there is no liking or disliking any food according to its color.
 

Symptoms of ASD among school going children and adolescents:

Problems that may arise among adolescents and bigger children due to ASD:
In case of speaking:
– Avoid talking
– Talking in a very serious and in the same tone.
– Talking in the same old known way instead of talking differently with different phrases.
– Talking to someone with commanding and  giving instruction tone instead of talking to the tone of discussion in both direction.
 
In response to the words of others:
– Not understanding any types any types of joke or phrases.
– Rejecting in a very unusual way if anyone says to do anything.
 
Mixing with others association:
– Getting furious if anyone tries to come near or his/her position is near to someone.
– Disinterest in mixing with same age people and having not much friend despite of trying to make new friends.
-Not being able to act normal while welcoming or saying goodbye to someone.
-Not being able to understand how to talk where, for example talking in a numb way with known people,  then again talking very closely with totally unknown people.
-Showing no interest to what usually same age people enjoys.
-Speaking most of the time without any gestures or any change in facial expression at all.
-Avoid eye contact while speaking.
 
In case of behavior:
– Repeating the same thing ( repeating work like moving hands, swinging own self back and forth , tapping with fingers).
– Playing in an ill mannered way and playing in the same way with toys. Such as while playing with blocks and Lego, every time the child is keeping it according to it size and color rather than making something with it.
– Showing too much interest in specific thing or work.
– Likes to follow the same routine. But in case if there is any change in the routine , the child becomes upset.
– Apart from taste, there is no liking or disliking any food according to its color.
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