Case on autistic child it usually stems from your child’s inability to learn to walk and talk between the ages of two and three, but obviously this is too late for treatment. So that the latest research found that there are several physical characteristics that can be seen from children with autism, namely finding that the differences in faces with autism have differences, especially in the lips and the distance between the eyes.
Still in the same study concluded facial and brain development will appear different for children with autism, so that it affects both and it is not known how the actual mechanism. So that the discovery of research that maps face shape is expected that parents can detect abnormalities early if children experience symptoms of autism. Through early detection it will facilitate assistance so that mental growth and intelligence can be adjusted.
Here’s how to detect children who are at risk of developing autism when viewed from the eyes and lips:
- In the eyes of children who are at risk of developing autism, it appears that the distance is greater than normal.
- The cheek and nose areas are often closer together, especially in the middle of the face. This characteristic is commonly experienced by children with autism, namely the narrow middle part of the face.
- Furthermore, on the lips, children with autism have a wide part of the lips and philtrum, which is the area between the nose and the lips slightly wide.
These characteristics are based on observations made by scientists on children with autism. The study included 62 children aged 12 years compared with 41 children with no history of autism. This research uses a camera that can produce 3-dimensional images. So it can be concluded that there are 17 points, including the corners of the eyes, lips and philtrum.
Thus, this research also confirms that the brain coordination disorder in autism sufferers has a very large role and occurs starting when in the womb this research material helps to determine the genetic or environmental factors that affect children with autism. Even so, this study still cannot find the main factors that influence autism in children, whether it is influenced by the environment or genetics.