Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Exciting news for our house!

Braden started speech therapy before he turned 3 because of his severe apraxia issues. Speech therapy is about 20-25 minutes to get there, 30 minute session, and then 20-25 back home. So it takes a chunk of time.

He started out going 5 days a week,
About 2 years ago went to 4 days a week,
A year ago went to 3 days a week.....

today she said he is doing SO good and if we keep practicing and correcting she feels comfortable with him only coming...

2 days a week...

to some this may not seem like a big deal but going from 5 days a week to 2 is a big deal and just going from 3 to 2 is going to help so much not having to go into town as often is a big thing.

The biggest thing is the boost of confidence this has given Brae. I made him call his nana and papa and share the news. He is so excited he said "I am just getting great at talking"....he has worked so hard to overcome so many things and this speech has been so hard and he is getting there and he has worked on it, we practice he takes instructions...(Can you tell I am excited...LOL)!

5 comments:

Middle_America said...

Even more exciting is the fact the Speech Therapist brought it up, as opposed to us asking.

dakotablueeyes said...

Yeah Braden!!! and of course to you too not worrying about going there as often.

byHisgrace said...

That's awesome Kelli!!

Melissa

ImPerceptible said...

Congrats! I had almost forgotten how great it was to watch my oldest daughters speech improve and finally "graduate" from speech therapy. Thanks for reminding me.

BarnGoddess said...

Awesome! that is excellent news :) way to go Braden!