10 Signs of Autism

6. Aloofness

Since autism portends underdevelopment of one’s social skills, aloofness is a common trait in most autistic children. They will prefer to stay away from their peers, spend time with inanimate objects than with humans, and seldom interact with even a known person with much involvement. Such aloofness is often confused with shyness and is admittedly not a very specific or telling characteristic to be relying upon. However, when present with other symptoms, it could be helpful in detection of the condition.

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