Tag Archives: Center for Speech and Language Disorders

A Bit of Time Travel

Last week we were visited by a dad and his son. Their family had recently relocated to Cooperstown and, through ways I can’t remember, were directed to Karen. Why? Their 3 ½ year old son was recently diagnosed with hyperlexia … Continue reading

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Making It Not Quite On Our Own

I’m no Romney, but I’ve done well. Yes, I made my own money, or, as Mitt says, “Everything I earned I earned the old-fashioned way.” But without help? Not on your life. Sure, it was my math test results that … Continue reading

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Handwriting on the Wall

We were talking here about the daily improvements Nate makes in conversational language. Robbie told us that he was heading out for the night and Nate, instead of his usual, “Where are you going?” asked, “Are you going out Rob?” … Continue reading

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Finally Hearing the Right Lyrics

I mentioned Paul Weller in the last post. As my good fortune would have it, Joey and I got to see “The Modfather” at The Best Buy Theater on Saturday night. The last time I saw Weller live was when he was … Continue reading

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Graduation Day

The morning of graduation, I went over the day’s instructions with Nate. I was worried that he wouldn’t be able to hack it for the three hours it would take to get from the start of lining up for the … Continue reading

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A Bit of Catching Up

Joey and I visited Robbie in Brazil last week. I have to say I’m not much of a traveller, preferring the comforts of home and the surroundings of my records and books. Not for me a country where you can’t … Continue reading

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Tag, You’re It

I was reading an entry on Cafemom.com about whether hyperlexia was autism. Seems like this mom was told her twins couldn’t be hyperlexic AND autistic at the same time. This “serious” assessment was made by her new physician’s assistant and, though … Continue reading

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