Yes. Exhibiting repetitive behaviors is just one of the symptoms that will indicate that your child has autism. These behaviors do not manifest in every child diagnosed with autism. Some of them will only show few of the symptoms, while others will show every symptom found in the diagnostic criteria.
Children with autism are hypersensitive to noise and may exhibit aggression in noisy places. Consult a professional certified in autism behavior for proper evaluation.
A child with autism may seem to have a hearing defect but in actual his listening capabilities are impaired. A hearing test may rule out the presence of deafness and may suggest for a diagnosis of autism. A consultation with a pediatrician is recommended for proper diagnosis.
You should contact a certified pediatrician for an evaluation of eye contact problem and a suggestion of a proper diagnosis of autism.
A child responds well to his name and simple commands may still be diagnosed with autism. Only a professional and certified doctor in autism behavior can diagnose it. You should get an appointment, as early as possible.
Not responding to his name is an early indication of autism. An early consultation with a pediatrician will evaluate your son’s condition in relation to autism and may suggest an early intervention, such as the Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), which will significantly benefit your child.