Autism is a word that refers to a wide range of developmental disorders that affect a child's behaviour,communication and social skills.This group of disorders makes up what doctors call the autism spectrum. Children with autism Often have trouble talking or understanding Language from an early age. They can have trouble communicating with others, perform certain unusual or repetitive behaviors, or have difficulties learning in school.No two cases of autism are exactly alike, symptoms can range from mild and cause few problems to severe.Autism is usually diagnosed when a child is between 18 months and 4 years old.Although there's no cure for autism, early intervention and therapy can help kids develop skills and achieve their best potential.Therapy is tailored to each child's individual needs.
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