Liam's speech therapist told me recently that a stranger should be able to understand 100% of what a 4 year old child says, except when that child is excited.
Which leads to our problem: What about the child who is ALWAYS excited?
On Liam's 4th birthday, he was eagerly telling us about his day, or so I thought. After a while, I realized I had no idea what he was saying. I asked Kurt if he knew what Liam was talking about. Aidan spoke up, and translated: "He's telling the story of the Three Pigs." Apparently, Liam had taken the liberty of changing the Big Bad Wolf into a Fox.
This went on for about five minutes before I thought to video it. We were all laughing so hard by the time I got around to recording that Liam was in full performance mode and was getting ready to start again for probably the 5th time, this time with props that Lily had given him. He seemed to be in his element though because the story seemed to flow much more clearly.
At any rate, I just thought I would share with you as this gives us great hope, especially since this time last year he was still speaking mostly in sign-language.
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