Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Dash is almost 2 1/2 - and as I have mentioned before he is a crazy crazy kid. He started walking at 8 months and has been running ever since. But he still doesn't really talk. I mean he communicates and of course "talks" but most of the time it seems he is speaking Dutch and lately it sounds like he is Fred Flintstone because half the stuff he has been saying seriously sounds like "yabba dabba do". He was evaluated for speech therapy at 20 months but didn't qualify and actually scored exceptionally high in all the sections except verbal communications. Basically everyone just tells me to wait. The doctor tells me that nothing is wrong with him. But all my friends kids are talking by that age - they are all posting cute kid sayings on Facebook. I want him to talk ... I am sick of trying to deciper what he is trying to tell me. I feel like I have learned a 2nd language because his words for most things are not anything like the actual thing. I know he will talk eventually but why isn't he talking now. If he needs therapy I really want him to start early and I don't know if his doctor will give me another referral to the Early Intervention. I don't want to be the psycho mom that thinks something is wrong with her kid when he is fine. I don't really just want to sit and wait and see if it gets better.