1yr; Day 478 – Speech and Cognition

Hi Everyone, Today was a frustrating day for Corey. She is feeling well but was very angry with herself. Days like today are difficult because only Corey can “fix” them. We can only continue to encourage her and try to remind her of where she was and where she is...

1yr; Day 477 – dignity and respect

Hi Everyone, Have you ever experienced the sensation that although you know you’re present, in the moment, you feel as if you’re a spectator at the same time? This weekend has been filled with moments like this. It may sound odd but these moments felt surprisingly...

1yr; Day 474 – Kick it!

Hi Everyone, Gillian needed to evaluate Corey for the Insurance update. This normally is nerve wracking for us. Corey has been working so hard and I’m excited to tell you that she gave Gillian something very exciting to report. Gillian typically tests Corey by...

1yr; Day 473 – don’t overlook someone’s spirit

Hi Everyone, Corey had two new visitors today. Lori will be Corey’s temporary substitute teacher. Today’s visit centered on the ladies getting to know one another. Corey surprised me multiple times as she answered Lori’s questions. For instance, when asked if she had...

1yr; Day 472 – you can write but you can’t read?

Hi Everyone, Corey and I have had homework while Diane has been away. We have been working with Cognitive Language workbooks. It is fascinating for me to try to discover what Corey knows, what she remembers and what she’s processing as well as speaking. We have also...
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