Symptoms of autism


Autism is a disorder of neural development, expression of psychosis. The lack of child autism or developmental delay in the ability to contact the society, do not use the language in social life, do not understand the symbols and images that do not play to the imagination . They also have repetitive behaviors and sensory sensitivity. These children tend to be difficult for many children with learning and intellectual disabilities.

Defects in social relations
Symptoms of autism

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This is the central feature of autism. Children with autism avoid contact and express little attention to other people's voices. They did not change positions or when hands are not going to be as young normal Hold. Expression of emotion is often indifferent, not expressive face.

In children with autism have intellectual rather, signs of social defects may not clear until 2 years old. As a child, the child may avoid eye contact (eye contact), but can be accepted if placed stroked and sitting in her lap.

Most autistic children are not afraid of strangers, no anxiety when separated from their parents. Do not play with children of the same age and children to avoid this initiative. Children are less interested in the game and establish group relationships with their peers.

Children with autism often difficult language and social interaction

Difficulty in language communication
Symptoms of autism

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Defective non-verbal communication: As a child, autistic children often expressed through the crying needs. Growing up, children expressed desire by pulling a large object desired. Often, the child is not expressive facial expressions. However, children do not know just hands, not knowing nod, shaking his head. Baby will not participate in the game mimic, imitate inability to follow the work of parents as children normally do. In particular, she does not understand the meaning of the gestures of adults.

Growing up, they can sometimes be used to understand and gestures of adults. Some children gain the ability to mimic game, but the gameplay is still often stereotyped and repetitive.

In general, children with autism can still express emotions such as joy, fear, anger ... but tend to express extreme. Facial expression are not meaningful. Some kids almost emotionless facial expressions.

Do not understand the words of others: This expression can range from mild changes to the level of never knowing the words to say. In mild, the child can follow simple instructions, if proper instructions are given immediate context, or is accompanied by gestures, gestures corresponding illustrations.

Children with defects, the ability to understand the abstract meaning and subtle humor and idiomatic expressions and confusion even in the most intelligent autistic children.

Impaired speech development: Many children with autism less babbling in the first year. Many children almost mute for up to 5 years old. Approximately half autistic children will be silenced forever.

If children develop speech, speech will often have abnormal. Many children say nonsense. The voice may resemble robots, characterized by monotonous, flat, no change, and no less expressive accent. Young children may encounter problems in pronunciation, while growing up this situation can be reduced.

In contrast to the ability to accurately mimic words, the natural speech of children have very poor content, meager capital. He may use the expression, such as singing, extending a negative or somewhere in the sentence. The words usually end type questions (raise your voice at the end). Unusual grammatical structures, not mature, common in the natural speech of children.

Children with autism can put the name of an object in his way, or use own words that others can not understand. But, she does not know how to use or improper use of prepositions, conjunctions, and pronouns. Children tend not to use words to communicate. Often stereotyped said, repeatedly. Do not know how to use words to express the abstract. Not talking about the past, do not talk about the future or impending.

More advanced, some children with autism may be concerned about the kids, but when adults meet and start talking to the child, the child abandoned and withdrawn from that conversation. Generally, children still lack the ability to interact.

The expression of abnormal behavior

children with autism 

Do not like the change: Children with autism often uncomfortable before changes in the familiar environment of their lives. A small change in the daily routine can make children angry.

Many children put toys or objects into long lines and very uncomfortable, if this order is changed. This phenomenon is common in children with autism have mental retardation, more than twice with autism have normal intelligence.

Most children with autism are against learning and practicing a new activity.

Behavior reluctant nature: The ritualistic behavior, in autistic children pressing often associated with rigid practices such as refusal to eat a particular food, or the behavior of Arab molds, repetitive (eg waving arms, or put his hand on or near the surface and then twisting the fingers turned out ...).

Growing up, she may have obsessive behaviors, such as asking the same question again, and touched on a number of items that ...

The ritualistic behavior, forcing more common in autistic patients without mental retardation than patients with low intelligence.

There are unusual attachment: Children can have that special bond with a certain number of things that children love. For example, dolls, balls, the young Superman ... always carry it beside her. And if someone took the child, the child object will be furious. Even kids can scream, and resist an unfriendly way. If this material is not returned, the child will come to find alternative supplies.

Unusual responses to sensory experiences: Children with autism can be mesmerized by the lights, the flowers, the spinning object is moving, or the sound of that.

Children manipulate objects, toys not in the normal function of that stuff, but as to satisfy the stimulation of the senses.

Children can persevere went back and manipulate objects in order of length, stacked on top of each item or rotate an item to rotate it. Children can also do things like go to the toilet flush or continuous open off the lights.

But avoid the physical contact, but some autistic children enjoyed the game aggressively, for example, juggling, swinging, "flying airplanes" ...

Movement disorders: The transition for the development of autism advocacy may be delayed more than the normal children. They often have difficulty imitating movements. Many children are very active, but will reduce to teens.

Young or grimacing, hand flapping wings, twisting hands, go equinus, running dive forward, jumping, marching, swaying or rocking body, rotating head or head-first into the ground, the wall .

Some children may strain the body when excited or too intently.

children with autism
The intellectual disabilities and awareness: Most children with autism have mental retardation. Approximately 40-60% with IQ <50. Only about 20-30% have IQ> = 70. Because the majority of children with autism is difficult to test the intellect (especially the test verbally) to the IQ results are still controversial.

Children with autism have low IQ, often accompanied by severe impairment of social skills and are more responsive social deviance. For example, young or touch or smell things, and others, have shaped the behavior and self-injury itself.

1/3 of children with autism have mental retardation, epilepsy will, while children with autism have mental rather then the lower rate. Thus, the IQ test is also somewhat prognostic significance only.

Unlike the mentally retarded children, retarded condition of autistic children still leaving the "about" intellectual normal or nearly normal (shown in the manipulation of intelligence test).

Awareness, autistic children can not imitate, do not understand the meaning of words, gestures and posture, lack of flexibility, creativity, can not understand the rules, can not handle or use the information.

- In children autism, emotional expression often takes place with the opposite, they might cry or laugh for no reason, or uncontrollable screaming. In particular, the screams of children autism very unusual, very high-pitched.

- Children can climb, run and jump without fear of danger, but the fear of certain situations or objects not actually cause fear, such as fear of dogs or cats ... or afraid to somewhere.

- Appeared in children unusual habits such as nail biting, hair biting, scratching his hand on the wall when angry. The common habits in children autism, mental retardation, and those who have a habit of turning around in circles without dizziness.

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