Confessions….

Confessions….

I have a confession to make. Sit down. This might take a while. I tried not to mix business with pleasure. My daughter was diagnosed with autism abruptly. We knew she wasn’t hitting her milestones and she had some odd ways about her but we never expected to hear the word, autism. But we did. […]

Rewinding Baby Steps

Rewinding Baby Steps

It’s hard to remember the baby steps when Lily was a little over a year old. We had a Fisher Price toy garage with cars that had a little ramp on it that was a favorite in the house. Maggie joyfully picked up the cars and slid them down the ramp effortlessly as children do. […]

A Language Sample

A Language Sample

My favorite sentence of the day: Lily: “I’m so happy Maggie is asleep”. Me: I heard that. 

Sensory Integration & Music

Sensory Integration & Music

  We recently started Lily out on a system called Integrated Listening Systems.  It’s music therapy. As I learned from Jean Ayres in her book, “Sensory Integration & the Child” the sensory system is where everything begins inside of us. If our senses can’t take in the ‘right’ information the ‘right’ way we can’t output […]