Main signs of autism. Common signs of autism in adults include: finding it hard to understand what others are thinking or feeling; getting very anxious about.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) occurs in all age, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Autism is generally characterized by social and communication difficulties and by repetitive behaviors. Often, severe forms of ASD are.
Autism is usually detected by the time children age 3 or 4 and common signs begin to piece together a puzzle. But sometimes a diagnosis isn't.
And all kids are screened for these signs at their 18- and 24-month pediatrician well-child visits, so most cases of autism spectrum disorder are.
Looking for the signs of autism? Ada doctors provide this information, including early signs of autism in newborns, toddlers, children, teens, and adults.