End of Summer Lola Spam

My mom always says, “Post more pictures of Lola” so there really is no point to this post…I’m just trying to stay on my mother’s good side. 🙂 Lola has become quite expressive these days whether it is her making a goofy face or babbling some crazy babble. Either way, we are seeing little glimpses of her personality coming out and it has been a real pleasure to witness. I love the second photo as it is Lola tilting her head and trying to get a Lola word out. The last picture is of Lola attempting to attack my arms which I will add really hurts. We are trying to teach her “touch nice” as her grabbing has become rather destructive. I will say it is awfully cute...
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Phase Eleven of PT – Perception of Reality

Yesterday Melissa (Lola’s occupational therapist) spent the first part of the session explaining to us the next phase of therapy. I’ll be honest and say that some of it was jumbled up in translation, but we were able to understand that Lola is to learn the concept of the perception of reality. It is a three part process that includes physical, emotional and cognitive aspects. Melissa told us they generally begin this type of therapy at six months, but because of Lola’s vision problem she felt it best to focus on Lola’s eyesight instead. Melissa began by showing Lola a toy that made sound. She wanted to familiarize Lola with it not only by sight, but also by the noise it made. Melissa then took a dark colored...
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