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.
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