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Autistic children are children who are diagnosed as having the symptoms of autism.

As autism is a highly variable neurodevelopmental disorder[1] that first appears during infancy or childhood, and generally follows a steady course without remission.[2] Overt symptoms gradually begin after the age of six months, become established by age two or three years,[3] it is important to identify and help children as soon as possible to help ameliorate the symptoms as much as possible.

Autism is distinguished not by a single symptom, but by a characteristic triad of symptoms: impairments in social interaction; impairments in communication; and restricted interests and repetitive behavior. Other aspects, such as atypical eating, are also common but are not essential for diagnosis.[4]

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  3. Rogers SJ (2009). What are infant siblings teaching us about autism in infancy?. Autism Res 2 (3): 125–37.
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