HealthyKidTips.com video. Host is Michael Davis, MD, pediatrician. Autism is a developmental disorder that may affect social interaction, language development, and a child’s perception of their environment. The diagnosis cannot be made until the age of two or three when language delay or failure to meet developmental milestones becomes more apparent. Autism occurs in about 7 out of 10,000 people. No one knows for sure what causes autism. Video shows milestones a child should reach, discusses other medical conditions that should be ruled out. There is no medication to cure autism, behavior modification is very helpful, consistent discipline, and sometimes medications can help to treat some symptoms if behavior is an issue. Video gives good information on autism. Video is good for parents/teachers who want to learn more about autism.