10 Autism Symptoms

By christine
Reviewed: dr. vanta
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  • 2. 'Autism Spectrum Disorder.' National Institute of Mental Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-asd/
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Difficulty Reading Body Language

Some people with autism symptoms find it challenging to read body language. When this occurs, parents and caregivers can teach the person these social cues to improve their communication skills.

Interacting socially without these abilities can be difficult. It's even more problematic when they're already experiencing trouble with normal social communication. Similar to how children learn other behaviors, parents and caregivers can teach with examples and modeling to improve this skill


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