So, the go go go drives me crazy! I've been physically and emotionally exhausted.
The last week of August Booboo started in the part time afternoon class at the day care center on base. We call it school, he goes Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1-5. He seems to like it and wants to go. However.
He has been there 7 days total so far and has yet to speak a word when I am not there. He talks to me when I am there and says by to the teachers before we leave but the rest of the time, he doesn't talk at all. I guess its his way of dealing with the whole overwhelming situation. The question is, how long will it last? What is the difference between being shy and being a "selective mute"?
I'm also still working with the Elementary school to hopefully get him into a Special Education Preschool class (the only Preschool they have). They wanted to evaluate him in a classroom, which was done just last week in a actual Preschool classroom different from where he usually is. Again, he didn't speak a word until I came back in the room.
The ironic thing is, part of the reason they did the classroom observation is to evaluate his pragmatic language... I guess that part didn't work out.
Now I'm waiting to hear what they decide.
Also the last week of August Booboo started doing ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) Therapy. Which I believe is always recommended for any kid on the Autism Spectrum. It's in the mornings at our house three times a week. His therapist it great!