Warning Signs that Something was Wrong with Ryan

Video Summary

In this very powerful interview, a mother discusses some of the early warning signs of autism spectrum disorder she noticed in her son, Ryan (ASD), particularly in comparison to her daughter's typical development. She describes Ryan's lack of affection, lack of eye contact, repetitive behaviors, insensitivity to pain, and problems with noise levels in shopping malls as early indicators "that something was wrong."

"Basically, it really was just a gut feeling that something was wrong. "
— Mom of Ryan(ASD)


    • Autism-General Information
    • Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)
    • risk alerts
    • General Behaviors
    • Fearless
    • Difficulty in Crowds
    • Nonverbal Behaviors Used in Social Interaction
    • lack of eye contact
    • Play
    • repetitive play
    • Restricted
    • Under responsive to pain
    • Interest in toys that spin
    • upset by everyday noises
    • Social Interaction
    • lack of engagement
    • Social Interaction
    • lack of spontaneous affection
    • Laughing to Self
    • Verbal Communicative Skills
    • lack of response to name

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