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characteristics of childhood autism

characteristics of childhood autism usually begin around 18 months or by age three.  They may include any or all of the following and may begin as mild symptoms, but gradually worsen with time:

 

 

 

 

Several parents I have talked to agreed that the first signs were lack of eye contact and loss of words.  See also senses.

 

Remember, there is hope for your child!  Do your research.

 

The Autism Research Institute (ARI) has developed an Autism Symptoms Checklist (Form E-2).  The responses on Form E-2 are entered into a computer which calculates a diagnostic score. The score is sent to the person or agency submitting the checklist.  This is a free and confidential service.  It is done for free to assist researchers with standardizing and improving the diagnosing of autistic children.

Click here to go to form E-2:

http://www.autismwebsite.com/ari/intro/e23.htm

 

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