The boy has been accepted into TEACCH’s summer program. He’ll be going five half-days a week for an entire month. We’re incredibly proud and thrilled that he’s been chosen to be one of five children who has the opportunity to participate in this intensive program, and will provide lots of hands on experience for early childhood professionals participating in the training.
Once again, we have been incredibly blessed, by an unexpected opportunity.
I can’t help but to feel extraordinarily lucky, and perhaps that some sort of “higher power” is looking after our sweet boy. I’ve been skeptical of the whole god thing for many years, but you have to wonder…when miracles are happening before your eyes every day, every moment practically…maybe?
Of course, we have the most amazing support system. The tireless work and devotion of Mama and Papa (Gus’ parents), our wonderful therapists (Stacy, Amy, Beth and Missy), Peter’s favorite college student Miss Elizabeth, our pediatrician Dr. Gush (and Jon, our Medicaid guru) and certainly our beloved case worker Alexa. The love and support we receive from Peter’s “Titi” Lisandra, Uncle Ian, Cousin Gray, Grammie (My mom), and more friends near and far than we could possibly mention helps us to never feel helpless or alone.
I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the work that Peter himself does. If he weren’t so incredibly driven to succeed – I’m sure our story would not be so happy.
I owe a proper entry in the near future. I’ve been under the weather the past few weeks and just emerging as human again today. I just wanted to post to let our followers know the wonderful news, and to confirm that I am indeed still “here” (though barely, at times).
Congratulations to one and all for almost officially surviving February.