Autism FAQs


Most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Related to Autism are given below. If you can’t find your answer then you can contact us through Email and Call. You can also contact us through Whatsapp. You can also check our article on Autism.

Don’t think of autism as a disease, it is a disability. Autism is not cured by medicine. Autistic children can lead independent, meaningful, healthy and productive lives with the help of experienced psychologists and different therapies.

There is no single cause of autism and it is believed to be caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors. Often, by the age of 2 or 3, the signs of autism start appearing in the child. There are many effective ways to improve the condition of children with autism

If a small tree is crooked, it is tied straight with the help of a rope or a stick, after that the small tree starts going in a straight direction. Similarly, if a child with autism is ignored, then the child will grow up, after that it becomes a little difficult for the child to improve. Therefore, as soon as the initial symptoms are detected, immediately take the autistic child to the psychologist/autism specialist. 

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, signs of autism can start appearing in a child before he is one year old. The more obvious signs begin to appear before the age of two or three. Autism affects three things – social skills, communication skills and behavior skills.

  • Any illness in the mother during pregnancy.
  • Mother being sad, trauma and mentally ill during pregnancy.
  • Unhealthy food intake
  • Consumption of alcohol and smoking by the mother during pregnancy.
  • Hypothyroid or hyperthyroid
  • Family history of diabetes
  • Life style of parents.
  • Your baby doesn’t react to your facial expressions?
  • Is he neither happy nor responds even when he hears your voice?
  • Is he more silent than the other kids?
  • If your kid has these symptoms, then your kid may have autism.

ADHD is an enduring pattern of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity that is often displayed and more severe in individuals at comparable levels of development. On the other hand, autism is a developmental disorder characterized by impairment, social deficits, communication deficits, and restricted or repetitive behaviors and interests. Although these two disorders share fairly common clinical features, there is a distinct difference between autism and ADHD.

  • Spend time with your baby.
  • Do feed the child with normal children.
  • Talk openly about this with your relatives so that they can openly accept your child and give full importance to the child.
  • Do not hide from relatives and do not leave the child alone. Give your time to the child.
  • Protect yourself from burn out and stress. With this, go to an autism specialist for the treatment of autism.
  • Don’t lose heart, you accept that your child has autism and try your best, don’t take stress and get the child treated. The result will be much better than the present situation.

Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder. This is a brain disorder. This disorder affects a person’s ability to communicate with people.

Autism is increasing at high rate in India. 1 child in every 66 is a victim of autism. Autism is increasing rapidly all over the world.

If the mother is emotionally unhappy during pregnancy, then she also doesn’t take food properly which affects the child. Therefore, due to the emotional distress of the mother, the child in the womb may have autism.

When a child is in the womb, the entire lifestyle of the mother affects the child in the womb. If the mother is being traumatized due to some reason, it will have a direct effect on the child’s brain and for this reason the child may have autism.

There are many things to contend with which include noise, smell, crowded places etc. If you are autistic then your life can be very difficult. Because ordinary everyday things can get you in trouble. The most sad thing is that the parents of autistic children are unable to accept that their child is autistic.

Every child with autism is different but in many cases they have mental and physical problems.

  • Unable to tolerate change, feels sad.
  • Not paying attention to anything else or focusing on only one thing
  • Not doing social activities properly can cause physical discomfort.
  • Because of the high emotionality, the autistic kid may get impulsive and hurt himself.
  • Coordination of muscles and movements
  • Impaired vision, loss of perception of other dangers around, bodily injury.
  • Being motivated to do things they love and self-harm in stubbornness.

All these factors affect the development of a child with autism.

  • Research indicates that genetics are involved in the vast majority of cases. 
  • Children born to older parents are at a higher risk for having autism. 
  • Parents who have a child with ASD have a 2 to 18 percent chance of having a second child who is also affected. 
  • Studies have shown that among identical twins, if one child has autism, the other will be affected about 36 to 95 percent of the time. In non-identical twins, if one child has autism, then the other is affected about 31 percent of the time.

No, over the last two decades, extensive research has asked whether there is any link between childhood vaccinations and autism. The results of this research are clear: Vaccines do not cause autism.

Many abilities are seen in students with autism,
These include:

  • Good memory
  • Following routines and rules
  • Always be motivated and have great knowledge of certain subjects
  • learn something easily by looking at something
  • Learning and doing work or task honestly.

Detection of autism does not require any CT scan or MRI etc. Doctors examine it only on the basis of clinical trials and a few questions asked by the parents.

Information is taken from the parents by the Autism specialist/psychologist about the child and some tests are done on the child. By which the level of autism and the development of the child are detected. After that, many types of therapy are done according to the age and autism level of the child.

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