- Loss of interest in obedience accompanied by irregular eye motions
- elongation of all vowel sounds when speaking
- evading eye contact, particularly when being addressed by parents
- radical mood swings
- inability to give consistent answers to questions (frequent changing of the mind)
The onset of symptoms usually happens on or around a child's third birthday.
Treatment includes time out, loss of priveleges and duct tape therapy although all treatement methods only have about a 30% success rate.
The prognosis is good, most symptoms clearing up within about a year of onset.
I think we'll throw David a party for his fourth birthday.....