Congenital Conditions

Armani Alexander

Autism

What is autism ?

  • A serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact.

How does it affect a child's development?


  • Ongoing social problems that include difficulty communicating and interacting with others
  • Repetitive behaviors as well as limited interests or activities
  • Symptoms that typically are recognized in the first two years of life
  • Symptoms that hurt the individual’s ability to function socially, at school or work, or other areas of life

Detected of symptoms ?

  • No big smiles or other warm, joyful expressions by six months or thereafter
  • No back-and-forth sharing of sounds, smiles or other facial expressions by nine months
  • No babbling by 12 months

Treatments?

  • There are no treatments for autism , but a child can get therapy