Wednesday, March 9, 2011
My Friend the Potty Seat
Olivia is not in Speech Therapy, but when we are at therapy she always seeks out the speech therapist who once did a swallow study on Olivia. We decided that Olivia is the stray cat. Once you feed her she will always follow you. The nice thing is that Olivia keeps interacting with the ST and we keep hearing from the ST how well Olivia is doing.
The other thing that is neat at therapy these days is that Olivia has taken to a little 8 year old non-verbal girl confined to a wheel chair. Olivia will always crawl into the room where this girl is having ST. Olivia greets the little girl, and the two girls smile lovingly at each other. It is so heartwarming to see Olivia always put a big smile on this girl's face. There have been times when this little girl is doing really demanding physical therapy and Olivia goes up to her and gets her to smile and take her mind off of her therapy and do better. These are the moments that strengthen us through the tough times!