Autism and What You Need to Know About It

Autism is a serious developmental disorder, characterized by reduced social interaction and communication, as well as by limited, repetitive and stereotyped behavior. In the autism disorder, various brain structures are involved in a way that has not been sufficiently elucidated. The other two autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are Asperger syndrome and Extended Development Disorder – Not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).

The sooner autism is diagnosed and the appropriate treatment is set, the better because of the modern practices, the child can live an almost normal life.

The 5 Questions Test

1. Does the child respond when you call it by their name?

2. Does the child show interference?

3. Does the child mimic?

4. Does the child respond emotionally?

5. Does the child participate in mime games?