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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.
Limited (or lack of) social skills is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of one condition: Autism.
For kids diagnosed with Autism, Limited (or lack of) social skills is one of seven symptoms related to Repetitive Behavior and Social Avoidance according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Repetitive Behavior and Social Avoidance among kids with Autism are:
Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Limited (or lack of) social skills
When parents mention Limited (or lack of) social skills they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Lack of social skills||Often||19 mentions|
|Delayed speech or language development||Often||5 mentions|
|Difficulty socializing||Often||3 mentions|
|Not making eye contact||Often||3 mentions|
|Repetitive movement or behavior||Often||3 mentions|
|Angry behavior||Sometimes||1 mention|
|Difficulty regulating emotions||Sometimes||1 mention|
|Keeping alone (keeping to self)||Sometimes||1 mention|
|Not responding to communication||Sometimes||1 mention|
Characteristics of Limited (or lack of) social skills
How common is Limited (or lack of) social skills?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 25.84% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Limited (or lack of) social skills.
Percentage of kids with Limited (or lack of) social skills by year of age
This is based on a survey of 507 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Limited (or lack of) social skills “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.
|Outcome||Percent of Children||Total Mentions|
|A Few / Several Times|
|Severity||Percent of Children||Total Mentions|
|Not at All|