Behavioral Health Conditions

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism is found in every country and region of the world, and in families of all racial, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds. Autism is a group of complex disorders of brain development. The disorders are associated with intellectual disabilities, difficulties in motor coordination and attention and physical issues.

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  • Does not respond to affection and touching
  • Does not make eye contact
  • Difficulty communicating
  • Struggles to develop two-way social relationships with others
  •  Does not show a preference for parents over other adults
  •  Does not develop friendships with other children
  •  Has poor language skills
  •  Shows unusual, extreme responses to objects
  •  Continuous interest in moving objects
  • Forms an unusual attachment to odd objects such as a paper or rubber band.
  • Spins and repeats body movements