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Not responding to communication is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of one condition: Autism.
For kids diagnosed with Autism, Not responding to communication 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 Not responding to communication
When parents mention Not responding to communication they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Unresponsive (to stimuli)||Often||9 mentions|
|Difficulty regulating emotions||Often||2 mentions|
|Shaking (from anxiety)||Often||2 mentions|
|Lack of social skills||Sometimes||1 mention|
Characteristics of Not responding to communication
How common is Not responding to communication?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 22.29% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Not responding to communication.
Percentage of kids with Not responding to communication 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 Not responding to communication “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|