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What are the more subtle symptoms of autism in a small child?

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Dr. Teresa Carson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Interaction

A very young child will just not be as interactive and vocal as would be expected, may not make as much eye contact, and may be more fascinated by or attached to an object than would be usual, though not to the extent seen in children who are more affected.

In brief: Interaction

A very young child will just not be as interactive and vocal as would be expected, may not make as much eye contact, and may be more fascinated by or attached to an object than would be usual, though not to the extent seen in children who are more affected.
Dr. Teresa Carson
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Social signs

Symptoms include failure to make eye contact, delayed speach, persistent interest in inanimate object rather than people.

In brief: Social signs

Symptoms include failure to make eye contact, delayed speach, persistent interest in inanimate object rather than people.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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