* Seems bright, inquisitive, and creative

* Does not recognize rhymes nor seem to enjoy word games
("Willowby, willowby, Wacob, an elephant sat on Jacob...")

* Often mispronounces words or can't think of a familiar word;
uses baby talk too long

* Has had frequent, more severe than usual childhood illnesses
and/or ear infections

* Has trouble remembering the alphabet, the days of the week,
counting numbers

* Cannot recognize the letters in his or her own name

* Seems disoriented in familiar places (i.e. turns the wrong way
to go out)

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