Could it be autism?

Find out about the three deficits that could help you diagnose this disorder

Knowing when to suspect autism spectrum disorder is the key to early diagnosis and intervention.

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Xavier is brought in by his mother for his 18-month vaccination.

While you're assessing his growth parameters, it quickly becomes apparent he rarely meets your gaze. He looks at you briefly but then his attention seems to wander.

He is quite happy walking around the room, trying to open cupboards and doors before being stopped by his mother.

He makes melodic sounds to himself but does not say any words except "home" a few times.

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