walkitout (walkitout) wrote,

Today's Activities include: itty bitty piduh

T. presented me with a rendition of the first verse of "The Itsy Bitsy Spider", complete with gestures. His articulation is still not what one would expect of someone his age, but he has made immense progress; if you didn't know the words to the song, you might have been able to figure some of them out. They were clear enough for me to make out where he's changed the lyrics (in the last line, the itsy bitsy spider comes down the water spout in his version rather than comes down the spout again, altho, to be fair, this may be the version they are using at his school). His fine motor control is also problematic, but the gestures are identifiable if you know what they are supposed to be.

This was _hugely_ exciting for me, obviously, and T. responds very strongly to high affect, so I got many repeat performances before he decided he was tired and we played Plants vs. Zombies on the loveseat for a while.
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