Common Signs and Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children

More than 3.5 million Americans have Autism Spectrum Disorder. How can you recognize the signs in children?

Rashmi Parmar, MD, gives an overview on autism. Examples of signs and symptoms in children include trouble having a back-and-forth conversation, difficulty establishing eye contact, and difficulty reading facial expressions.

Dr Parmar is a double board-certified adult and child psychiatrist with Community Psychiatry based in Newark, CA. She earned her medical degree at Terna Medical College & Hospital in Mumbai, India.