Ahalfdozen it sounds like the paed and speech appt went pretty well. It's great to hear they all agree that he's ready for school next year. And great that you found some shoes! Hopefully they'll be a bit cooler in summer for him.
Monnie - Wow, great news about the toileting! It's certainly something that can be challenging for kids on the spectrum, so it's great he seems to be giving it a go so young.
Mr4 just got very aggressive. Hasn't done it for a little while, but he's been really off this week so it doesn't come as a surprise. We have a little chair that I kind of pin him into and cover him with my body (he's very responsive to deep pressure) and talk him through breathing exercises. All the while he is kicking my thighs and hitting/slapping/punching my back.
I am so physically exhausted today as I did a big clean out of the spare room which included moving furniture around etc, and I hit the [metaphorical] wall about an hour ago as it is. Suffice to say, I'm going to struggle through dinner as best I can and get the kids off to bed I think.
Has anyone seen those Octopus watches? They are a preorder on Kickstarter at the moment. We are seriously thinking about one for Mr4. He uses timers for everything. Really struggles to function without them so I think this will be a huge help. Just thought I'd share in case someone else might be interested.
I got DS NDIS stuff finally but I lost kids birth certs moving so this is proving to cost a bloody fortune! $90 express certs etc and I got his reports but I'm too dumb to understand the lingo I better learn considering I'm learning it at uni. Sigh.
I said DS didn't line things up at his assessment but he's just started! But he doesn't with toys? Like in the kitchen he will get the peanut butter, Vegemite, Promite etc in draw and rearrange it several times! It's very interesting to watch then do the same in spices.
We might have a new house so fx!!
I am about to walk into NDIS office.
Also have a haden program I'm starting no kids. Yay. Have any of u guys done this? My speech suggested? It's funded by NDIS she's not billing me until we get approved.
I almost did hadden you are lucky. It is worth it.
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