Worrying about your child comes naturally. It’s hard to be a parent and not wonder if your new baby is going to grow up happy and healthy. Autism is just one of the many developmental challenges that parents are concerned about. Children usually begin showing signs at an early age. I’ve made a list below of 7 signs of autism that usually lead to a positive diagnosis by a licensed doctor.
7. Lack of Expression
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If your baby doesn’t begin to smile or show any form of a happy expression, then it is recommended that you take her to a pediatrician or family doctor. Children develop at different rates, but it’s very rare for a baby to still remain expressionless by the age of 6 months. By 9 months, children should be showing a variety of facial expressions and even sharing sounds.