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what are the signs of borderline autism

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Lack of social skill: Autism usually presents with a delay in language skills and lack of social skills. Watch for eye contact which should be present but often is not in a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
See below.: Mild autism is characterized by persistent abnormalities in social interactions, restricted & highly focused interests, and restricted repetitive and ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 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
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Anderson
33 years experience Psychiatry
No: Autism is a disorder that presents prior to 3 years of age, with impairments in 3 major realms, behavior, communications and social interactions. Perh ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Some early signs are: decreased eye-to-face gaze at any time & ABSENCE OF social smile by 2 mos., reciprocal gooing & cooing by 4 mos., raising arms to be picked u ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
DSM 4: Look for the symptom criteria online (dsm 4, google it). If still in doubt, take the patient to be seen by a psychiatrist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
DsM 4: Look for the definition online (dsm 4). If still in doubt, take the patient to be seen by a psychiatrist.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Qualitative impair-: ments in reciprocal social interaction & social communication + stereotypical, repetitive movements &/or narow, restricted areas of interest a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Excellent source: Go to autismspeaks.Org.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Autism causes: It is suspected that autism develops from a combination of a genetic predisposition which is triggered by a single or combination of unknown environme ... Read More

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