Sitting here in the waiting room, while D1 is being tested, it all comes rushing back. The years of therapies. Slow development. Sign language. Sensory issues. And I halfway wonder what I’m doing sitting here. We already know that he has these difficulties. We know where the major challenge areas are. We know what caused […]
While struggling with a child who has a language delay, accommodations have to be made. Some kids are more visual, others auditory, while still others need to manipulate their world. My son is visual/auditory, AND needs to be DOING in order to get it. This is tough! Sound confusing? Let me explain. It can take […]
Having kids with fine motor difficulties, shoe tying has been a bit of a blessing and a bit of a curse. It has been a blessing because they finally learned HOW and were ABLE to get them tight enough that they stayed tied.
Ever since he could finally talk, D1 has had a favorite sandwich. He made it up himself, when he was about 3. “What do you want for lunch son?” “Eenut utter an eese.” “Peanut butter and cheese? On a sandwich?!” “Es, eese!” That first time he asked for it, I was pretty much shocked. (And […]
There are many types of noise. In our house, we have typical noise, just as I’m sure your house has it’s typical noise too. We have things like boy noise, dishwashers, hair dryers, yapping Pomeranians, kids playing, music, and XBox games. Another kind of noise that I seem to encounter is the noise that leads […]