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The other day I uploading pictures into Photobucket and Colby asked to watch some of the movies I have on there. I came across these two videos of Blake and couldn't believe just how far he has come. I wanted to get a new video of him before posting.

The first video he had just mastered many of the signs he learned in order to help him communicate. He was working on a few beginning sounds too. The second was taken last February when he was speaking a lot better, but was still struggling with a lot of articulation issues. The last video was taken yesterday. I handed him a book he had never read before, although he is very familiar with the characters.

6-16-2009



2-10-2010


1-5-2011


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6 comments:

  1. OMG! Lori he is amazing! Thanks so much for sending me the message to check it out. That is amazing progress. I really miss blogging and always say i am going to do it again but never get around to it....

    I have been working with Eliza on reading but I don't think she is quite ready- can sound out three letter words but not quite getting any site words at this point. What cards are you using in the second video?

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  2. Awww! What a sweet little pool. Isn't it so much fun looking back on old videos. Wish I had of taken some when Jacob was that age.

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  3. That's amazing! Caleb, who just turned 5, can't read yet. He has no interest but I've got to get working on it!

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  4. I am so impressed!! That's absolutely amazing! Wy can kinda sound out super simple 3 letter words (when I make him try) but doesn't have much interest on his own. You sure got yourself a smarty pants there! And the speech improvements are awesome too!

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  5. I love seeing progress videos! How cute! He's doing great!

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  6. Glad to watch him using his finger to track the words...that is the way we have taught/or teaching our kids as well. Great progress!

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