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    Tuesday, September 19, 2006
    Yesterday was Corey's developmental assessment at the local Children's Centre. We got there early and were waiting ages. Then they called him to get weighed which he hates and as soon as he saw the little room he started to squeel, so she decided to leave it a while and have his appointment first.
    We were seem by a really nice male doctor who was very thorough. He aske all about Corey's history and observed him playing. He wanted to know if i had any concerns but they are mainly the speech and feeding really as well as his clumsiness. He agreed that the clumsiness could be down to the flexibility in his ankles. He's rectifying this by using his toes alot to balance which isn't right. The main consultant came in towards the end of the appt and looking at him she agreed that he should be referred to Physio to let them have a look at him. I'm pleased about this as at least any problems will be caught early. The doctor listened to his chest and checked his reflexes which were fine. He was impressed with the fact Corey would happily play on his own and also that he was able to take the favourite toys that Corey was playing with away and Corey showed no concern. He asked how he did it nursery whichis great but i explained he's more of an observer than a participater. Anyway the words the doctor used were 'very impressed' which was just awesome. He says he has no real concerns about his development and sees no need to see him any earlier than in 6 months. Dr Gentle(isn't that a nice name!) said that she was always on the end of the phone if i needed to know anything which is reassuring!
    So i came away a very happy Mummy and very proud of what my little man has achieved!
    posted by Cath @ 8:25 AM  
    • At 3:06 PM, Anonymous kari said…

      Awesome news! Can you believe that are teeny, tiny peanuts are growing up! Im starting to have nightmares of the 3rd bday!

    • At 4:47 PM, Blogger Anam said…

      that rocks!! such fab news :)

    • At 10:31 PM, Blogger Kathryn said…

      really pleased for you hun.. sounds like you've got a good team behind you...

    • At 10:31 PM, Blogger Tonya said…

      That is awesome.. its so great to come out of those appointments feeling good!!!

    • At 3:27 AM, Blogger Sandy said…

      I'm proud too. Congrats to you and Corey. Clearly he's done so much to grow to this point, but he has an amazing support and facilitor in you.

    • At 6:36 PM, Anonymous rustypickle said…

      Wonderful news Cath! And that is a fantastic name for a Dr :D

    • At 6:37 PM, Anonymous Paula said…

      Sorry Cath, rustypickle was me, So many things to sign into I forget what username I need half the time:)

    • At 10:43 PM, Blogger joanna said…

      Goodness, Cath, he is doing so well isn't he - really pleased that you both had such a positive visit to the docs. Dr Gentle - what a fabulous name!!

    • At 11:12 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Glad you are feeling better, see you tomorrow, what ya baking cause the apple loaf looked yummy? Briningy my laoptop so i'm gonn astart a blog again .....

    • At 8:49 PM, Blogger Sue said…

      aww Cath that is wonderful news:)
      So pleased for you all.

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