10.Lack of eye contact:
Lack of eye contact is another early warning sign of autism. Children with autism might have difficulty maintaining eye contact during social interactions and may avoid or minimize eye contact altogether. This can make it challenging for them to understand and respond to social cues, and can make it hard for them to form social connections.
Children with autism may not make eye contact when speaking with others, and may not look at others when they are being spoken to. They can also have trouble understanding and responding to the emotions conveyed through eye contact, such as a frown or a smile.
This lack of eye contact could be due to difficulty with social interactions or difficulty with understanding and interpreting emotions. It is important to note that every child with autism is unique and some may have more trouble with eye contact than others. However, if a child is showing a lack of eye contact, it is important to seek a professional evaluation. Early intervention for social skills therapy can greatly improve outcomes for children with autism.
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