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Tip: Autism Signs

Autism signs include flapping hands, spinning and rocking, and not speaking by 16 months. Symptoms of autism can be shared during an autism screening.

Looking for autism signs early is key for diagnosis and treatment. Symptoms of autism include behaviors like flapping hands, spinning and rocking, and not speaking by the time a child has reached 16 months. In this video, Dr. Pretti Parikh discusses how you can be on the lookout for warning signs for autism in your child, as well as how autism screening can be done to determine whether or not your child has autism.

Preeti Parikh, MD

This video features Preeti Parikh, MD. Dr. Parikh, a board-certified pediatrician affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, is HealthiNation's chief medical editor.

Duration: 0:59. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Preeti Parikh, MD, . Review date: Aug. 26, 2012
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