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21 Month Son Not Talking a Lot

My little guy is 21 months and doesn't have a very large vocabulary at all. Mostly "ma, da, donk (short for donkey) and dog". He also has his own words for items, but they aren't correct. The doctor says he's advanced in a lot of areas and is very smart. He can follow very detailed instructions and understands everything we tell him to do. There's no question about his cognitive ability. He is very good at getting his point across to us about anything and everything and we've tried ignoring him to encourage speech, but it hasn't helped. It...