Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder having difficulty in social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication. It is strongly genetic disorder, lifelong developmental disability that affects a person\'s communication with the world. Usually this disorder can be noticed in first two years of a child and the signs gradually develop. The major causes of autism can be due to genetic, cognitive and neural levels.
Some of the symptoms of Autism:
Lack of social interaction
Lack of empathy
Problem in verbal and non verbal communication
Difficulty in understanding
Limited interest in activities
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a Neuropsychologist if you notice signs of autism in your kids. Early treatment would help in better recovery.