Autism is a spectrum and not just one or two symptoms. As you have mentioned that after a visit to a relative he started not going to poop in toilet so it can be the cause. Children don't say anything but observes and learn. So may be rather than asking why you may use different parenting techniques so that he starts pooping again in toilet. Giving favours for getting things done is like a bribe which is a wrong thing for a child to learn. I usually recommend that if you want the child to do things as you want than first do things as the child wants. Means first get involved with the child in games and things like cartoons on television. Spend quality time with child and than after a month or so use that time as a positive reinforcement for getting him change his habbit. Lastly to diagnose a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder requires a detailed history and observation by doctor.
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