1. Social Smile
A child with autism may not display a social smile, or they may seem to only display it when they are seeking attention.
2. Lack of Eye Contact
A child with autism may avoid eye contact, or they may look at people without making eye contact.
3. Lack of Responsiveness to Their Name
A child with autism may not respond to their name being called, even if they are looking at the person calling them.
4. Delayed Language Development
A child with autism may have delayed speech and language development, or they may not speak at all.
5. Repetitive Behaviors
A child with autism may engage in repetitive behaviors, such as lining up toys or flapping their hands.
6. Unusual Preoccupation
A child with autism may be preoccupied with certain objects or topics and may not show interest in other activities.
7. Limited Interests
A child with autism may display limited interests, such as only wanting to play one type of game or do a particular activity.
8. Poor Motor Skills
A child with autism may have poor motor skills, such as difficulty with fine motor tasks like writing or tying shoelaces.
9. Self Stimulation
A child with autism may engage in self-stimulatory behaviors such as hand flapping, rocking back and forth, or spinning in circles.
10. Difficulties With Social Interactions
A child with autism may have difficulty understanding social cues or engaging in typical social interactions.