Phonics Printables- Read, Trace & Color Short Vowels FREEBIE Vowels also evoked by skateboard movement in "OK Reading" book. Helen Keller had healthy brain (if not eyes and ears). Color Phonics give clues there also.
Autism - My daughter has all these, although they have greatly improved after years of intensive therapy and work. She was diagnosed at 2 as "profoundly autistic", and just had the diagnosis revised to Asperger's Syndrome ("high-functioning autism").