A 18-year-old female asked about a male:
My cousin is four years old he is not talking or giving eye contact he does not like kisses or hugs could this be autism?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jalal Zuberianswered
Pediatrics 47 years experience
It is more complex: While avoiding eye contact and poor social skills are tell tale signs within Autism Spectrum Disorders, your cousin needs a thorough check by a pediatrician for proper assessment and possible referral to a specialist for a potential diagnosis.
3.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. William Singeranswered
Pediatric Neurology 53 years experience
Yes: Have him seen by his pediatrician. Make sure his hearing is normal. If there is still a question, ask for a referral to an autism specialist.
3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 4, 2018
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