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Autism is a developmental disorder that causes impaired social interaction and communication. It usually affects children within the first three years of their life. Symptoms include problems starting or continuing conversations, slow or non-existent development of language, repetitive body movements, withdrawal, and other physical and psychological signs. Some children are overly sensitive with sight, smell, hearing, touch or even taste, although this does not affect everyone with autism. Overall, most of the symptoms revolve around an inability to perform in social situations, which has numerous negative side effects. Treatment has come a long way over the years. At GoMentor.com, you can find therapists that offer online therapy for autism. Before we go into that further, here are some other things that you should know about this developmental disorder.

Symptoms of Autism 

All children are different and it is hard to diagnose autism without proper tests, but these are some of the common signs of autism.

  • Poor communication skills are one of the major symptoms of autism that appear in children.
  • Inability to make friends or keep them may be another sign of autism.
  • Slow or non-existent development of language is an indicator that autism may be a problem.
  • Over sensitive senses - taste, touch, smell, hearing, sight - is another sign that autism may be present. 
  • When a child is easily overstimulated or overwhelmed in social situations, autism may be the cause.

If your child has any of these symptoms, getting a diagnosis is important so that treatment can be started. Because of the nature of this developmental disorder, there are various negative side effects that occur as a result of this disorder. They can be avoided, however, with the right treatment.

Treatment for Autism 

Therapy is a big part of treatment for autism, and here at GoMentor.com, you can find therapists who do online therapy and understand autism and the special needs of children who have it. Help with the development of social skills is another method that can help with autism. The sooner a treatment program is put in place, the better the results are going to be. Building on the interests of individual children, therapy and guided education can be beneficial when dealing with autism. At GoMentor.com, we believe that there is hope for children with autism.

Definition of Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects a person's social and communication skills. Symptoms include problems in social and academic settings, slow development of language, and other problems. Treatment with occupational and physical therapy help make coping with autism a little easier.

Symptoms of / Reasons for Autism

  • Poor communication skills
  • Inability to make and keep friends
  • Slow development of language
  • Overly sensitive senses
  • Easily overstimulated or overwhelmed in social situations

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