More spontaneous language

Amazing how spontaneously Nathan is picking up words :-). He has been asking more detailed requests.

Like, when I didn’t put enough meat on the spoon, in his next bite, he asked, “I want BIG meat.”

When his hands were slippery with shaving cream, he held the swimming cap (ism toy) and asked, “I want to PULL (open) please.”

Adjectives and verbs are hard to teach to kids with autism. Unlike nouns, it’s not easy to show them on photos. Kids with autism might look at big-small flash cards and say “elephant-mouse” instead. When Nathan used to look at “pull” flash cards, he used to say, “wagon!”

But now he understands and can demonstrate that he gets it!

That’s today’s miracle!

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