- Autism reasons
- Autism symptoms
- Treatment of autism
Autism – difficult neurobiological frustration which lasts throughout all life. It is part of group of frustration known as the autistic spectral frustration (ASF). Today make to one child from 150 the diagnosis "autism" which meets more often than children's cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. The disease is observed in all racial, ethnic and social groups and affects boys, than girls to a large extent. Autism lowers a possibility of the person to communicate and improve the relations with other people. The disease is also connected with the rigid mode and the repeating behavior models, for example, obsession to place objects or to adhere to a particular treatment.
The reasons of autism are closely connected with the genes influencing maturing of synoptic bonds in a brain, however the genetics of a disease is difficult, and is at the moment not clear that influences emergence of frustration of an autistic range more: interaction of a set of genes, or seldom arising mutations. In rare instances the steady association of a disease with influence of the substances causing inborn defects is found. Other alleged causes are disputable, in particular, any scientific evidence of the hypothesis connecting autism with vaccination of children is not obtained.
See a doctor if you began to notice the following features at the child:
- the child does not respond when his name is by name;
- cannot explain what he wants;
- tests a delay of rates of speech development;
- does not follow any instructions of adults;
- periodically there is hearing disorder;
- does not understand how to play with this or that toy;
- badly comes into visual contact;
- does not smile to others;
- does not murmur and does not babble at the age of 12 months;
- does not do index gestures, does not wave a hand, does not do prehensile or other movements at the age of 12 months;
- does not tell separate words in 16 months;
- does not say the phrase from two words in 24 months;
- loss of speech or social skills at any age is observed.
Often at parents of such children the feeling is created that the child lives in the own certain world.
Sometimes self-torture which can be shown by considerable damages on a body is peculiar to children with autism. Besides, at such children the threshold of painful sensitivity is often raised, and the child can not react to rather painful irritants.
Treatment of autism:
Currently there is no way "cure" autism. Nevertheless, there is a set of methods which promote training and development of people with autism and can give them huge help.
If made to the child the diagnosis "autism", it is important to begin a therapy course at an early stage to achieve the maximum result. Doubts concerning public opinion (the child will read out from the childhood mentally retarded), but nevertheless can overcome parents, it is important to decide on early intervention. Now there are neither prophylactics of autism, nor drugs for full healing. Nevertheless, as researches testify, the room of the child with disturbance from group autism at an early stage in a special educational environment gives considerable improvements in many cases. The purpose of special programs is development of social, cognitive and colloquial skills.