Dr. Anjan Bhattacharya
Consultant Paediatrician, MBBS(Cal); DCH(Lond); MRCP(Lond); FRCPCH (UK)
APOLLO GLENEAGLES HOSPITAL, KOLKATA, Child Specialist, Child Development,
Care of New Born and Developmental Paediatrician
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

The main features of children having Autistic Disorder (AD) are :

  • Impaired social interaction skills;
  • Impaired communication skills;
  • Impaired development in behaviour,interests or activities.

Impaired social interaction skills include :

  • Abnormal eye contact;
  • Failure to orient to name;
  • Failure to use gestures to point or show;
  • Lack of interactive play;
  • Failure to smile;
  • Lack of sharing;
  • Lack of interest in other children.

Impaired communication skills include :

  • Failure to speak;
  • Odd intonation of speech;
  • Imitative repetition of words;
  • Pronoun reversal;
  • Non-sense rhyming;
  • Idiosyncratic language forms
  • Absence of babbling or gestures by 1 yr.

Impairment of behaviour,interests or activities include :

  • Aberrant play skills;
  • Solitary play;
  • Ritualistic behaviour;
  • Repetitive interests snd behaviours;
  • Tantrum-like rages;
  • Heightened awareness of and sensitivity to certain stimuli;
  • Diminished responses to pain and less responses to sudden loud noises.

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