Tag Archives: language delay

Guilting at Windmills

Our weather was particularly schizophrenic this weekend, with Saturday topping out in the low 80’s and Sunday never making it above 45°.  And since freezing us cold-intolerant Cajun pansies isn’t enough, the temperature drop was accompanied by a really horrible … Continue reading

Posted in life, Parenting | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Auld Lang(uage) Syne

At long last I can report back on Stella’s neuro appointment.  In short, the news is positive.  She has been diagnosed with “language disorder” and we will be seeking speech therapy.  The neurologist fully expects that she will outgrow this, … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

It’s My Potty and I’ll Cry If I Want To

School has been a roller coaster.  I think I may invest in some torn jeans and temporary tattoos for Stella.  On Monday when I picked her up from school, I was told that she had been removed from class due … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Where the Red Tape Grows

I figured I’d update folks on our progress with Early Steps.  After waiting about 6 weeks, we finally had our meeting with the intake coordinator and our case manager to discuss the results of Stella’s evaluation and path forward.  After … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Testing, testing….

We’ve been working our way through the Early Steps process due to Stella’s lack of language.  It took weeks to get into their system.  Once “in,” I had an intake meeting scheduled rather quickly.  From there, I had to wait … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Is Your Brain on DVDs

The video barrage continues.  I recently ordered a couple of Baby Babble DVDs as well as Teach My Child To Talk.  The former had hundreds of reviews on Amazon with a 4.5 star rating (pretty damn impressive) and I kept … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pony Up

After my total meltdown last week, I am a bit more Zen and focused.  I have decided that rather than lament the extremely remote chance that something is very wrong, I shall be as proactive as possible in remediating any … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Look who’s talking not?

We’re still on pins and needles about Stella and her lack of communication.  During her 18 month appointment nearly 2 weeks ago, the doc said he’d have an organization contact me within a week to set up an evaluation.  If … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment