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14 month old doesn't point or show toys. are these major autism red flags?no speech delay based on eval. plays in turn taking social games, imitates.

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Prob Ok, but watch: These do not sound like major red flags, since the language and play seem fine. There are screening tools such as MChat and CARS, that can also screen. Does he interacts well with others, make good eye contact? Eat well? Sleep well? Have normal bowel movements?

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