What is Autism Spectrum Disorder in Wheat Ridge CO?

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is characterized by limited social interactions and communication, repetitive behaviors or limited movement, and in some cases intellectual and language impairments. As in the name, autism exists on a spectrum so in some cases it can be mild while in others severe.

What are the core symptoms of ASD?

The signs of Autism Spectrum typically appear around the age of 3 but if a child’s neurodevelopmental trajectory is delayed it can appear as early as 1. Below are several symptoms of ASD however, it being a spectrum some individuals will express more signs than others.

  • Deficits in non-verbal communication
  • Difficulty maintaining eye contact
  • Repetitive movements
  • Aversion to change
  • Sensory sensitivities
  • Intense focus on activities or objects
  • Echolalia (repetition of words or phrases)
  • Minimal food preferences
  • Self-injurious behavior such as head banging, pinching, or biting
  • Speech delays or impaired language

What causes Autsm Spectrum Disorder?

ASD does not have a singular cause. Research suggests genetics may play a component as they are influenced by environmental factors that trigger their activation. Parental health and brain type are also influencers in causing ASD. Parents who have poor metabolic function, sympathetic dominant patterns, and functional disconnection syndrome all play a role.

Why choose Denver Brain Health Experts at Wild & Precious Optimal Living for treating your ASD symptoms?

The treatment of ASD symptoms is one area where unqualified practitioners can do considerable harm. Treatment must be guided by a specific exam and objective testing looking at how the brain has detoured from the brain development blueprint. In order to make progress, specific frequency and intensity must be maintained if any changes in the brain are to be gained. We tailor our care specific to you and your nervous system, drug-free.

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