School may have started up again the third week of August (3 hours in the afternoon 5 days a week), with private OT and speech therapy three mornings a week and a new dietary regimen to follow, but we have still found time to have lots of fun already this month! We took Nolan on… Continue reading End-of-Summer Fun
Nolan’s first visit to a swimming pool, courtesy of our hotel in Napoleon, OH. He went right in the cold water like a champ, and had a blast walking up and down the steps at the shallow end of the pool over and over, emphasizing his delight at the combination of water and stairs by… Continue reading Ohio Vacation 2011, Part 2
We were able to sneak off to Ohio for a few days of family visits at the beginning of the month. It was Nolan’s first airplane, and he did great on the flights, aside from wanting to push his feet on the seat back in front of him (I did a lot of joint compressions!).… Continue reading Ohio Vacation 2011, Part 1
Just a fun little photo sequence today! Many of you know that Nolan has been very uncooperative about bathing since the beginning of the year. We now accomplish the task with me climbing in the tub clothed, holding Nolan, and my mom on hand to scrub him down while he clings to me for dear… Continue reading Baths are for the Birds
We have been very busy with all kinds of stuff this month, and have not had much time to update the blog for a while, but I’ll try to do a little catching up here. Although school is coming to a close, we were fortunate that Nolan’s placement in the intensive needs classroom gave him… Continue reading Update for May 2011
In addition to unpacking, shopping for items that needed to be replaced, getting my parents a DVR for their satellite to record Sesame Street, getting the garden started, and entertaining the company of two of my cousins, we have spent loads of time on the phone, seeking out therapies and autism services for Nolan.