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Answer 'Yes' only if you would expect a child of your child's age to be able to do this.
1. Does your child often not respond to their name?
2. Does your child have trouble expaining what he/she wants?
3. Has your child's speech been slow developing (not using single words by 16 months or not using 2 word phrases by 24 months)?
4. Does your child have trouble following directions?
5. Does your child seem to be deaf at times?
6. Have you noticed your child seems to hear fine sometimes, but not at other times?
7. Have you noticed your child doesn't point or wave 'bye-bye'?
8. Has your child's speech or social skills regressed?
9. Does your child throw intense or violent tantrums?
10. Does your child seem to move in odd ways or patterns?
11. Is your child hyperactive, uncooperative, or oppositional?
12. Does your child seemingly not know how to play with toys?
13. Was your child older than 6 months before smiling?
14. Does your child usually refuse to smile when smiled at?
15. Have you noticed your child doesn't make eye contact as expected?
16. Is your child often 'stuck' on something and can't or won't move on to other things?
17. Does your child usually prefer to play alone?
18. Does your child only get things for him/herself?
19. Is your child very independent for their age?
20. Does your child do most things 'earlier' or younger than other children?
21. Does your child often seem to be in he/her 'own world'?
22. Does your child seem to tune people out?
23. Does your child show little or no interest in other children?
24. Does your child walk on his/her toes past age 3?
25. Does your child have unusual attachments to toys, objects, or routines (always holding a string, insists on putting socks on before pants, etc.)?
26. Does your child spend a lot of time lining things up or putting things in a certain order?
27. Was your child older than 12 months before babbling, pointing, or using other gestures?

Total 'Yes' (out of 27 possible)

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