Tonight, John used the asl sign for “shoes,” as we were getting ready to leave his grandparents’ house. It’s such a simple sign that consists of hitting your fists together a couple of times, as demonstrated in this photo from “Baby Signing Time.” (By the way, we LOVE this series. I have learned so much … More Little victories
I just want to talk about the time between when John turned a year old and now at 2 1/2. Up until his first birthday, everything seemed great. He was walking and running but not talking much. We just figured he was more focused on the motor skills than verbal skills. Certainly he would come … More Filling in the gaps
“This is autism.” The doctor said it so nonchalantly, as if she had held up the pen in her hand and said “This is a pen.” or pointed to the chair she was seated in and said “This is a chair.” My mother in law and I looked at each other in disbelief, not at … More Some answers but even more questions.