Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Becoming aware of the signs of autism

Autism is an ailment that affects the nerves and is generally found to victimize children in their second or third years. However, the signs of autism start to develop much before that and timely detection of these signs can go a long way in improving the quality of life of autistic children. Some of the early indications of autism include inability of a child to talk, babble or even point out things at the age of 1. The inability of the child to respond to his name, inability to make proper eye contact, lack of knowledge about playing with toys, etc are some of the other indications that a child might be autistic.