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DOES YOUR 2 TO 5 YEAR OLD CHILD.

SHOW inappropriate attachments to objects( such as always carrying around a statue or piece of a string) or frequently put objects into his or her mouth? ENGAGE in obsessive repetitive behaviors such as opening and closing doors, turning light switches on and off or lining up (toy)cars.

ENGAGE in little or no spontaneous pretend play?View Post

CONSTANTLY play by him or herself showing no interest in peers?

NEVER bring or show you toys?

RESIST change and insist on sticking to specific routines or rituals.

STILL not speak?

SEEM highly distracted or “spaced out” ?

NOT respond when you call him or her name or seem generally responsive
NOT use his or her index finger to point to objects to indicate what he or she wants
HAVE intermittent or NO eye contact

DEMONSTRATE odd or idiosyncratic behavior- e.g.hand flapping finger flicking or constant spinning?

EXPERIENCE emotional volatility and tantrums that are out of control?

ENGAGE in self injurious behavior such as head banging or hand biting.

NOT like to be hugged, cuddled or touched?

HAVE unusual sleep patterns (such as falling asleep or not sleeping through the night) ?

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