Autism Spectrum Australia

Indicators of autism in young children

Are you worried about your child?

Autism is a lifelong disability that affects one in 100 children. The main areas of difficulty are in social and communication skills, and restricted or repetitive behaviours. By 18-24 months of age, there are certain 'milestones' that your child should be meeting. Although there is no one indicator, there are several signs that could suggest autism.

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Indicators of autism in young children