Monday, July 25, 2011

It gets easier with time...

I dropped Hannah off earlier tonight at a VBS event, and she was excited so the stereotypies were intense. Thankfully, one of the ladies at the event is a co-leader for our Girl Scout troop, so I just mentioned that Hannah would probably do them all night and pointed it out when it was happening. She said, "oh, I don't know that I've ever noticed it before." We have been in Scouts with her and her lovely daughter for 3 years now, and she'd never noticed it. It's hard for us parents, who see them day in and day out, to realize that they can go completely unnoticed by others. Just a note of encouragement for those parents that are just learning about stereotypies and concerned about their children in public. We can worry too much sometimes :)

1 comment:

  1. Amanda, thank you so much for public work in Motor Stereotypies. Your videos and postings were the only way we were able to understand what was going on with our son. I pointed his doctors to your webpage and it helped a lot. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.