Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Recognize Autisms Better & 1st Aid for The Parents

Recognizing the Child Autisms?

Words for Autism at this time often be discussed, and the number incident autism children still continue to increase throughout the world. Currently haunting worries parents if our children speak late or do not behave in common, whether the child suffered autism? Or not? We need to know more about the children Autism.

Worries often arise if our children speak late or do not behave in common, whether the child suffered autism. Autism words at this time often be discussed, the events around the world continue to increase. Many of the autism particularly the light autism is still not detected and even often get the wrong diagnosis, or even going over diagnosis. it is of course very harmful for the child.

What is Autism?
Board and Heavy disorder, and indeed deeply affect children. Interference field include social interaction, communication, and behavior.

When early detection autism on the children?
Autism started to show symptoms to the child before reaching the age of 3 years, the most common symptoms clearly visible between the ages of 2 - 5 years.
In some cases, strange symptoms seen in the school.
Based on the more established research on boys than girls, Some of the tests to detect early suspicions autism can only be performed on infants aged up to 18 months

Watch and careful to Autism symptoms
Symptoms autism is different in quantity and quality, the infantile autism may show the classic symptoms of disorders in heavy degrees, but the other showed only mild symptoms only in part.
Difficulties that rises, some of these symptoms can be appear in normal children, only with the intensity and different quality.

Symptoms that consist of an autism
1. interference in the field of communication verbal and non verbal
• late or can not talks.
• Using the words that can not be understood by other people's language is often referred to as the planet language or as we known alien language (unknown verbal language)
• Didn’t understand and do not use the words in the main context for the appropriate language
• Talk is not commonly uses for communication
• Impersonate to someone or something, some children are very clever to copycating a songbook, tone, and words - he said it without any meaning
• Sometimes monotone talk like a robot
• even mimic face
• Acting like a deaf children, but when the child hear the sound that he interest it will react quickly

2. interference in the field of social interaction

• Reject or avoid to look in the face
• children to suffer from deafness
• Feeling not happy and declined it when he got an embraced.
• There is no effort to make the interaction with people
• When the child want something it will be interesting to grabs a hands to the nearest people and expect people to do something for him.
• When we come closer to begin a small play the child will exactly go away avoiding an persuasion
• Will not share joy with others
• Sometimes they are still close to other people, to eat or to sit in the lap, and then stand up without any show mimic
• Avoiding to interact to the others that in same age more evident than on the parents

3. interference in the behavior and Commonly child activity

• As does not understand how to play, playing very monotone and do the same repetitive movement - back to long - hours
• When you are happy to play one does not want to play another way and also strange behavior activity.
• Addicted to the some or particularly toys, the child can hold the toys continuously for long time
• There are objects with viscosity - a particular object, such as piece ropes, cards, paper, images that continue to be taken and held to go everywhere
• Frequently attention to their own fingers, a rotating fan, the moving water
• Often doing ritualistic behavior
• Children can be seen once hyperactive, for example, can not be silent and quietly sit, the child will fled here and there, jumping around, rotate and turn, repeatedly hitting an objects whether he like or dislike
• Often the child is too quiet and will very quiet (non ordinary quiet)

4.Disorder in the field of emotion and feeling

• There is no sense of empathy, or lack of empathy, for example see crying children do not feel pity, even feel disturbed, so that children who are crying and the child who got autism will go an get a hit to it
• laughing alone, crying, or angry because without a real matters
• Often does not restrained rage (temper tantrum), especially when not getting what he want, can even become aggressive and destructive

5. Interference in the perception sensoric

• Kissing or smelling, bite, or lick the toys or any object
• When the child hear a loud sound directly close eye
• Not feeling like and embrace, when it do tend to degenerate and escaping.
• Feeling uncomfortable when wearing clothing with certain material

What should you do?

Do not hesitate to consult a physician if you suspect one or more of the above symptoms in your child. But also do not fast to determine that your children as suspect of an autism.

Diagnosis and evaluate to the child should be handled by an experienced team of doctors, consisting of; doctor, child neurologist, psychologist, child development experts, a child psychiatrist, child communication therapy experts.

The team is responsible to uphold in the diagnosis and provide direction on the unique needs to the children, including the assistance of social interaction, play, behavior and communication.