Tom is everywhere! You can find a picture of Tom and his speech language pathologist (SLP) hard at work together in the Spring/Summer Issue of Facets Magazine. Tom’s SLP, Sameera Dehaithem, is getting her clinical doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh and the University’s Publication for the School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences wrote an…Details
Tom is scheduled for an Exam Under Anesthesia (EUA) tomorrow. It’s the best way to get a good look at the health of his eyes. They will be checking his glaucoma, retinas, optic nerves and measuring him for new contacts. We have been waiting for months to get this EUA done because his contact prescription…Details
Bye Bye Baby Pool! We are going to the beach. Tom is going to the beach next weekend, so let the planning begin! Just as I began thinking about this approaching trip I got an email from The Friendship Circle entitled, 70+ Tips and Tricks for Special Needs Road Trips. Just what I needed! Tom went…Details
I can do it myself! Last week we formally began the process for Tom to transition from in-home Early Intervention (EI) services to getting services through his own school district. Thomas currently gets a lot of therapy and we have to make sure he continues to get the services he needs to grow and develop.…Details
You are home alone, …or so you thought! Is that a sound in the basement? What could it be? You better go investigate.
Please watch and listen to the video below as Tom provides the appropriate musical accompaniment to this short scary intro.
Watermelon! Tom is enjoying this beautiful late Spring weather that feels more like Summer. His days are filled with his usual therapy and the warm weather joys of eating watermelon and playing with his splash table. He is in love with his splash table. He has no idea that big meetings are taking place this…Details
I had nine very exciting entries in the Blogiversary Giveaway. Drumroll please… And the winners are… The Caterpillar Winner – Benjamin! He is 14 months old and blind from ROP. Benjamin’s parents are building a Braille library for him and I’m so glad we could add “The Caterpillar” to his collection. You can read about…Details
Tom is a huge fan of games of any kind. He loves music so anything that involves music and movement is going to be a hit. Here he is playing ring around the rosie with his grandparents recently. The more you keep him occupied and moving the more you will get out of Thomas. It…Details