Thursday, January 05, 2012
Mom and I took Remy over to the Early Intervention offices yesterday. He had his hearing exam first, he did great. No problem with the ears. Then we had the speech and language evaluation. She told us that she is on the autism evaluation team and that she can already see that Remy is going to fail the autism screening again at 24 months and that he will be diagnosed with autism. But she was pretty impressed with his joint attention (he came and stood in front of her and smiled at her while she sang twinkle twinkle little star, it was so sweet.) She also seemed encouraged that he had started crawling and walking right on schedule, even a little early. She said we are going to qualify for a lot of services and it sounds like there will be multiple people coming out to the apartment on a weekly basis and that we may also be taking Remy in to private clinics for additional therapies. Meanwhile she wants us to focus on nursery rhymes and signing. Can do. We have been assigned a new service coordinator and I got to meet her briefly on our way out. She said she will talk to me more about things when I come in on the 12th to see the nutritionist and the BAT. So that is where things are at with the Remster.