Its important to know that this list of disorders mentioned are not intellectual disabilities nor mental illnesses, neither was it caused by
poor parenting skills.
At birth, Autism cannot be diagnosed through blood tests or brain scans. Most of the time, autism can are only suspected at age of two to three when the toddler show more obvious signs of late speech development or other learning disabilities. Most but not all autistic kids have speech delay or some form of language disabilities which coupled with their withdrawn tendencies directly impacts their communication, socializing skills, and more importantly their learning ability.
Autism is a neurological disorder that affects a child's rate of development on many levels of the mind and behavior. To some people children with autism might appear to be an unthinking empty shell It may seem that autistic children are living in their own fantasy world and have very little of interests in what is happening around them. They usually avoid direct eye contact and are more interested in objects such as toys rather than people or activities around them. However some anecdotal stories suggest that patients with neurological disorders can actually aware of what's happening but are not able to respond appropriately