ASD: Other Symptoms

Some people with ASD, or features of autism, have other symptoms.

These might include:

  • Hyperactivity (very active)
  • Impulsivity (acting without thinking)
  • Short attention span
  • Aggression
  • Causing self injury
  • Temper tantrums
  • Unusual eating and sleeping habits
  • Unusual mood or emotional reactions
  • Lack of fear or more fear than expected
  • Unusual reactions to the way things sound, smell, taste, look, or feel

Information obtained from: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/signs.html

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