Adrian was looking for attention tonight. Standing on the furniture, trying to steal Grandma’s glasses, taking my pens and doing what ever else he could think of to get me to pay attention to him. Dad’s been gone for a few days for work and without my tag team partner, I was feeling kinda tired and ready for a break.
I turned to our Dynavox V to try to distract him from getting attention in negative ways. With our surprise success the other day, I went into the keyboard screen to see if he’d type something for me. I wasn’t prepared for what he did.
and then thought – hard. It was as though you could see the wheels in his head turning. He stared off into space, looking for that word in his mind’s eye. He continued…
By this time he started to close his eyes and squint. He was just thinking so hard! He tentatively finished…
and hesitated before he slowly asked the machine to say it. He knew it was wrong but couldn’t figure it out. I had no idea what he was attempting to say and told him so. He went to his computer and I watched to look for clues. He went to the Clubhouse Mickey webpage. Suddenly, it dawned on me…. HOUSE!
I asked him to come back and I showed him how to spell house. I was so pleased at that point I couldn’t have fathomed that it wasn’t over yet. He continued…
HOUSE OF MOUSE
He finished the rest of the title without hesitation or help. And I sat there in shock for a minute. Then I ran and got the House of Mouse – Villians DVD and put it on for him 🙂
What an amazing thing words are…. and what an amazing son I’ve got 🙂