We have seen a lot of great changes in Kailey in the past 6 months.
- been potty trained
- improved her communication and speech
- developed relationships
- found the right medication combination
- worked closely with her doctors
- gained more patience
But with all of the changes, now we are finding that in some areas she is regressing. This last month she has been using the words yucky and dirty. We find that she uses these words in the area that she is regressing. A good example would be using the potty. She was doing so well with this the last few months. But about a month ago, she started telling us she didn’t want to use the potty because it was yucky or dirty. She has started peeing in her panties. Peeing in her panties means that she pees on our floors. This has become very frustrating. We use “night time panties” (night time pull ups) at night, but keep her in her regular panties during the day. When we get busy and are on the go a lot, we put the night time panties on her because she struggles with using the bathrooms in public. For a while we were very busy and she was wearing the night time panties 24 hours a day. When all this stopped, we went back to using her regular panties. Sometimes she will go to the potty but most of the time she won’t. …continue reading