Early Signs Of Autism

In light of the upcoming World Autism Awareness Day (April 2nd, 2022) followed by Autism awareness month, this article will shed light on the early signs of autism, helping parents understand what they need to look out for. Autism awareness holds huge importance as diagnosis leads to greater support for children and their families at an early stage. This can help them reach their full potential and reduce any stigma around autism.  

This article by Childhealthy will provide general information regarding early signs of autism, focusing on toddlers, young children, girls and boys. We will also discuss how the condition is diagnosed.

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Next Steps

Although autism is a lifelong condition, the severity can vary between children. Many children with autism will complete their education, get a job and live independently or with little support. Remember that autism does not define your child – it makes them wonderfully unique.

Seek medical advice if you suspect your child is experiencing signs of autism. Here at Childhealthy, we can put you in contact with the appropriate paediatric autism specialists via our website. We aim to put you in touch with the right people, so your child can get an early diagnosis and the support they deserve. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us via the contact section on our website.

 

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Disclaimer: Information contained in this article is intended as general advice and does not replace a medical assessment. If you are concerned about your child please contact your doctor for advice.

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