Thank goodness for ABCKids. That's all I can say. It is my 10 minutes of sanity in a day that's otherwise filled with "building houses", playing "superman caught in spiderman's - aka Jamie's - evil web" and a variety of other raucous games that entail getting down on all fours and crawling around on the floor.
I have used my moment's break today to post over here.
I made a "Special Sounds" book recently, using a Scrapware Allsorts Album. It's designed for use during our daily exercises for Jamie's speech pathology. I hope it helps.
We are making progress. This week Jamie's finally incorporating "h" sounds into his language. We have been working on "h" for the last month, so I cannot tell you what music it is to finally hear "mummy, can you come to my hhhhouse?" or "mummy, hhhhow do you do this?".
(For those of you that haven't heard Jamie speak, nearly every word used to begin with the letter "g". So "house" was "gouse", but so were any number of other words "mouse", "bounce" etc. "Hello" was "gallo". You get the picture. We still have to work on learning to say "f", "s", "t", "l", "y", "th", and any number of clustered consonants like "fr", "cl", "fl" etc.... It's a long process. A couple of years at least they are telling us.)
I guess that, without this background, people who may have overheard me at the shops on the weekend would have wondered if I had lost my mind when I congratulated him enthusiastically for every "h" utterance. Oh well ;)
Have a great week!