Learn the Signs

Diagnosis and Treatment

Mountaineer Autism Project understands your pressing need for accuracy and detail in mapping out the best course of action for you and your child.

Please visit this site and download the PDF for theĀ Autism Speaks First 100 Days Kit.

Early Detection Signs

  • not play “pretend” games
  • not point at objects to show interest
  • not look at objects when another person points at them
  • have trouble relating to others or not have an interest in other people at all
  • avoid eye contact and want to be alone
  • have trouble understanding other people’s feelings or talking about their own feelings
  • prefer not to be held or cuddled or might cuddle only when they want to
  • appear to be unaware when other people talk to them but respond to other sounds
  • be very interested in people, but not know how to talk, play or relate to them
  • repeat or echo words or phrases said to them, or repeat words or phrases in place of normal language
  • have trouble expressing their needs using typical words or motions
  • repeat actions over and over again
  • have trouble adapting when a routine changes
  • have unusual reactions to the way things smell, taste, look, feel, or sound
  • lose skills they once had

Diagnosis and Treatment

Mountaineer Autism Project understands your pressing need for accuracy and detail in mapping out the best course of action for you and your child.

Please use the MAP below to locate the existing diagnosticians and evidence based service providers in the state.