Autism is a disorder with information being processed to the brain and nerves correctly. Usually, if a child has Autism they will show signs when the child is younger than 3. A child with Autism will have problems with speaking/language, behavior problems and social skills.
It never hurts to have a doctor give your child a check up to be on the safe side. The doctor can give you more details on the disorder and how it is affecting your child and the best treatment for the child.
Autism is an developmental disability that can cause problems with communication & social interaction Routine/repetitive behaviors are also seen. Although not diagnosed at birth, autism probably has origins in prenatal development and therefore is a type of birth defect.For more info on this go to :http://www.signsofautism.com
Autism is a developemental dissability which affects the communication and social skills of the child. Usually you notice lack of eye contact, doesn't respond when being called or talked too. The nervous system is either over-reactive or under-reactive. You may see them only eat certain foods, sensitive to sounds, liights, and touch. They also obsess over things as they get older. They have difficulty knowing how to play with other children. They have behavior issues due to the inability to communicate their needs and wants.