Early Signs of Autism Video Tutorial | Kennedy Krieger Institute

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I'm Rebecca Landa director of the Center

for autism and related disorders at

Kennedy Krieger Institute you are about

to watch a brief tutorial illustrating

the early signs of autism spectrum

disorders or ASD you will see three

pairs of videos of one-year-olds within

each pair you will first see a child

with neurotypical development followed

by a child who shows early signs of ASD

the developmental features indicative of

ASD shown within these videos fall into

three main categories these include

effective communication and sharing

enjoyment making social connections and

the one with which we will begin seeing

social opportunity through Play

this 19 month old child does not show

signs of ASD

he has chosen to play with the balls he

quickly integrates the lady into his