Denver, Colorado Autism Assessment and Treatment
Denver, Colorado Autism Diagnosis
- Failure to respond to one’s name or appearing not to hear you at times
- Resists cuddling and holding, and seems to prefer playing alone
- Has poor eye contact and does not display facial expressions
- Doesn’t speak or has delayed speech, or even loses previous ability to say words or sentences
- Can’t begin a conversation or continue one
- Doesn’t seem to comprehend simple questions or directions
- Doesn’t express emotions or feelings and appears unaware of others’ feelings
- Inappropriately approaches a social interaction by being passive, aggressive or disruptive
- Has difficulty recognizing nonverbal cues, such as interpreting other people’s facial expressions, body postures or tone of voice
- Genetics: For some, ASD can be associated with Rett syndrome or fragile X syndrome. For others, genetic mutations, which are either inherited or spontaneous, may increase the risk of this disorder.
- Environmental factors: Researchers are still studying whether viral infections, medications, complications during pregnancy, or air pollutants trigger ASD. While controversial, there is yet to be a link between vaccines and autism spectrum disorder.
Denver, Colorado Autism Testing
About Mountain Vista Psychology
You can definitely count on our wonderful team of clinicians at Mountain Vista Psychology, PLLC, in Englewood, CO, to take care of your needs and make the transition into your new normal as smooth as possible. We pride ourselves in offering our clients of all ages with the best possible treatment you and your child desire. Our primary goal is for you to walk out of our clinic with a child that can function well among his or her peers and be ready for what lies ahead in their future. If you are looking for an autism diagnosis near you for your child, we happily serve clients in and around Denver, CO. Please do not hesitate to call us at 720-583-9332 for a free consultation. We are here to listen and provide support for you and your family so that your child can make major strides in spite of their diagnosis.