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20 Fast Facts About Autism

3. It is possible to detect signs of autism in infants as young as 6-18 months

If, for instance, an infant fixates on objects, engages in repetitive movement or does not respond to individuals in their surroundings, he or she may be displaying early signs of autism.

Parents who notice these signs can contact their pediatrician to request a developmental screening. The results will reveal the best way to proceed.