It was a long week of therapy. First there was my own therapist that I see weekly. Then later that evening we had our first visit with a behavioral therapist to discuss strategies for Little G, our a-neuro-typical, almost-4-year-old son. The next day was Little G’s weekly OT session. Wednesday was a monthly parent support group at the OT Center. Thursday was a meeting between Little G’s OT and his teacher.
We’re pretty new to all of this — though I will admit my pride in being able to fully understand the OT as she spoke with Little G’s teacher about his progress and needs at our latest meeting (as opposed to just a few months ago when we first started our journey [you can read more about that here] when I was completely lost in her jargon). The busyness of the week was necessary, and I can imagine that not every week will play out with so many emotional meetings, but it is in stark contrast to the gems of information we were able to glean from the parent support group in the middle of the week; namely: simplify, simplify, simplify. …continue reading