Autism Disorder

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Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad

Mon-Sat: 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM

Sunday: Closed

Mediclub Clinic

Mon-Sun: 05:30 PM – 07:30 PM

Thursday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.

is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing problems in social interaction and communication. The disorder also includes limited and repetitive patterns of behavior.

Types of Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Asperger’s syndrome: hese children don’t have a problem with language; in fact, they tend to score in the average or above-average range on intelligence tests. But they have social problems and a narrow scope of interests.
  • Autistic disorder: It refers to problems with social interactions, communication, and play in children younger than 3 years.
  • Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD): if your child has some autistic behavior, like delays in social and communications skills, but doesn’t fit into another category.
  • Childhood disintegrative disorder: hese children have typical development for at least 2 years and then lose some or most of their communication and social skills.

Signs and Symptoms of ASD

  • Avoid Eye Contact
  • Find Difficulty in Social Interaction
  • Avoid Exchanging Social Smiles
  • Dont Show Their Feeling of Pain
  • Seem Unresponsive to Parents Emotion
  • Playing Alone
  • poor eye contact and lacks facial expression
  • Speaks with an abnormal tone or rhythm
  • Doesn’t point at or bring objects to share interest
  • Doesn’t engage in imitative or make-believe play
  • Show Excessive attatchment to a particular toy/Object


Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Genetic Problems
  • low birth weight
  • being born to older parents.
  • exposure to heavy metals and environmental toxins.
  • metabolic imbalances.
  • viral infections.