Autism is a developmental problem that often starts in early childhood. Different children with autism can have widely different symptoms, so autism is called a "spectrum disorder." This means it is a group of disorders with similar features that ranged from mild to serious. Find out more about autism by taking the following quiz.
You should have your child assessed for autism right away if any of these symptoms are present. Other behaviors that should raise concerns include:
Francesca Torriani, MD
Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology
UC San Diego | School of Medicine