Say, "Okay now I want you to do some things without talking. Wait until I finish telling you what to do before you start. Here's one for practice." Practice Item" Close your eyes". ( If the child's eyes stay shut, say, " Okay now open them") Record the deviations from each required (underlined components in the sequence specified to receive credit. Discontinue rule: None. Repetition: If the child asks or does not respond within 10 seconds, each command may be repeated once. Scoring: Cross out ability score for any item not completely correct; circle ability score for each correct item. Add scores for correct items to compute the total ability score.