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What are the symptoms of autism in a child?

If a patient had the following charcteristics: Keeps eye contact Doesn t flap arms Understands what you tell him Laughs and smiles - when appropriate Understands logical concepts-to a 4 year olds ability Can t speak-knows less then 15 words **uncle has apraxica DOES THIS PATIENT HAVE AUTISM?
Fri, 28 Jun 2019
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Hi,

I would not label such a kid as autistic but I would definitely recommend certain developmental scoring systems in such a kid for further evaluation, please.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Sumanth Amperayani, Pediatrician, Pulmonology
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