Autism seeks Patience and attention

Autism seeks Patience and Attention

  • With the acceptance and awareness of parents, Autistic features in children can be controlled.
  • Training to the autistic children at the right time can be brought into the stream of life.
A severe neurodevelopmental disorder that impedes the ability to communicate, interact and socialize. It affects the nervous system and affects the overall cognitive, emotional, social of the affected person. Children with Autism can be brought into the stream of life through cognitive training and various therapies by a psychologist. With those trainings, children can do their daily routine on their own.

What is Autism?​

Autism spectrum disorder is a Neurodevelopmental disorder in which mainly trouble with language, communication, and socialization. In other words, different development of the brain of the child has stopped due to the various disorders. The group of those disorders is an autism spectrum disorder.

Children with autism have problems with communication and behavior. So, they need special training and care.

They have trouble understanding what other people are thinking and feeling about them. Due to this, these children face problems in expressing themselves in front of others.

They try to express their feelings with few words or through gestures, non-verbal communication as well as facial expressions, and touch.

This problem is growing at a very fast pace. Research in 2014 (by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) estimated autism prevalence was 1 in 59 children. After 2014, the count of autistic people is increasing very fast. So that, the parents of children suffering from autism need to pay attention to their children and be patient.

Some researches proved that autism was not a curable disorder. But they unusually have qualities in art, music, mathematics, mechanical, or memory. With various trainings, therapies, and some specialized programs, development and improvement can be done. Specific psychological tests are useful for diagnosis. It also helps to understand a child’s problems and solutions for them.

How can we identify the symptoms and effects of autism among children?​

Autism symptoms usually start appearing in children of 2 or 3 years of age, whereas in some children, symptoms start appearing from birth.

It can be done screening at the age of 18 months and research has found that parents who take the child to an autism specialist. And get it diagnosed from the beginning have very positive results in a child’s development.

Initial symptoms in a child with autism include delayed language as well as social development.

Symptoms are divided into two categories:​

The child has problems with communication and social interaction and restricted or repetitive patterns of behavior or activities.

  • Common symptoms of autism include problems with communication and social interaction.
  • Reduced eye contact
  • Extensive range of interests or intense interest in certain subjects
  • Doing something repeatedly, such as repeating words or phrases, rocking back and forth, or waving a liver
  • Issues with communication or in sharing feelings and interests and problems in communicating with others.
  • Problems with nonverbal communication, such as issues in maintaining eye contact or reading other’s body language.

Facing too many issues in understanding as well as maintaining relationships.

  • They have restricted or repetitive patterns of behavior and their own working styles.
  • To use the same word repeatedly or to make the same sound.
  • Strict adherence to a specific and organized routine and practice
  • The sensitivity to the information of some work in their environment can be high or can be reduced.
  • They can be more or less sensitive to sound, touch, smell, taste, or pain.

Physicians around the world did a lot of researches, but the reasons for having AUTISM are unknown. Current research has shown that there is not a single reason for having AUTISM.

Some of the risk factors are as follows:​

  • Fetal exposure to valproic acid (dipkin) or thalidomide (Thalomid)
  • Having a family member with autism disorder or Genetic Mutation.
  • To have children at older age.
  • Premature birth and loss of weight
  • History of viral infection anywhere in the whole family
  • Eating and digestive problems during pregnancy
  • Eating too much heavy food during pregnancy and exposure to unnatural substances
  • Fragile X syndrome as well as other genetic disorders

Research has found that 4 times more boys are found than girls. So, it can happen to people of any caste, or social or background.

Autism is likely to run in families from generation to generation, so some combinations of genes may increase a child’s risk.

But it is worth noting, if older parents are planning to have children, then they should take care of their food and mental level completely.

Pregnant women who are intoxicated, are more likely to have autistic children if they take harmful medicines. Women who suffer from obesity, diabetes, do not take food according to pregnancy, then the child is likely to have autism.

What tests and screenings are used to diagnose autism?​

Basically, It can be difficult to obtain a definitive diagnosis of autism. The Specialist will focus on the behavior and development of your child.

For diagnosis, Autism Specialist usually investigates in a few steps:

It involves many types of screening, genetic testing, and evaluation.

The Specialist will tell you whether your child is on track or not, with basic skills like learning, speaking, behavior, and walking. They suggest that autistic children at the age of 9 months, 18 months, and 24 or 30 months should be screened for these developmental delays during their routine checkups.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends to all parents that their children undergo screening for autism at the age of 18 to 24 months.

Children are regularly screened at their 18 months and 24 months for checkups, they should also need to be examined, especially for autism.

The Specialist uses some common screening tools, which have some questions, the parents have to answer all those questions. And they can use many of the responses provided to identify autism in children, there may be a risk of autism.


At last, we conclude that each child’s level is checked by various tests and their symptoms should be seriously noted. And After that Specialist will work on those problems and find solutions for the development and betterment of the child.

You should have your child tested with an autism specialist. Before starting treatment of the child, check whether the curer is an autism specialist or not.

It is important to understand that testing and screening is not a diagnosis. Specialists perform positive screening. But, it is not necessary that children will have an autism disorder. Additionally, screening sometimes does not detect every child with autism.

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