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what are signs of autism in an infant

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
25 years experience ADHD and Autism
Depends on age: Typically parents and providers start to notice signs closer to a year as they realize there have been delays in milestones and speech is not developi ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Depends on age: It's hard for parents to recognize diminished eye-to-face gaze, but they can detect lack of: social smile by 2 mos., reciprocal gooing & cooing by 4 m ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
In infancy: Core symptoms of autism look different at different ages, but always include delays in social communication. A 4-month-should goo and coo " in sync" ... Read More
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
48 years experience Pediatrics
Autism in infant: Autism occurs in 1:68 us children. The first sign of it is poor eye contact with the parent after infant is 3-4 months of age. These children usually ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
37 years experience Child Psychiatry
Early signs at 6 mo: You may see some signs as early as 6 months. Some children do like being hugged, no smiles, or lack of expression. You need to see a developmental ped ... Read More
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Depends on age: Sometimes it's hard for parents to realize how hard they're working to get baby to look at them. It may be easier to notice lack of social smile by 2 ... Read More
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
33 years experience Neurology
Autism: Early red flags for autism are the following: no babbling, no pointing, no gestures by 12 months of age, no any word by 16 months of age, no 2 word s ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Autism: Acts as a lone wolf, plays alone and doesnt mix well with others, doesnt smile, poor eye contact, delays in mile stones among other symptoms.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kaplan
44 years experience Pediatrics
Screen all toddlers: It is recommended that all toddlers receive a screening for autism/developmental problems at 18 months of age and again at 24-30 months of age. Theses ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Considerable: Children on the autism spectrum present with considerable variation in communication skills, motor + other developmental delays. Changes may be subtl ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
Differences: I would look at the primary symptoms of social connection/disconnection. Autistic children are more difficulty to engage, establish eye contact, foll ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Big Three: Social impairment, communication difficulties & repetitive/stereotyped behaviors. These are the major areas of impairment in autism. Your pediatrici ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No, it is not: A milk allergy can occur at any time. I developed it two years ago. This is a pure milk allergy without any difficulty with lactose intolerance. I hav ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
In infancy: Core symptoms of autism look different at different ages, but always include delays in social communication. A 4-month-should goo and coo " in sync" ... Read More

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