It's Saturday and it's snowing. Its been snowing all week, we had 6 or so inches earlier in the week and James' Mobile Therapist had to cancel. AND by cancel I mean he just didn't show up, no that I figured he would with the snow, but a call would have been nice. Anyhow, he called on Friday to schedule a session for today......a Saturday, and no they don't typically work on weekends. He is either really dedicated to his job or we are really messed up and he was afraid to skip a session with us, lol!
Anyway apparently we have completely given up on trying to "fade out" and have the boys play by themselves for a few minutes in order to enable me to get things done around the house. Now the plan is to just set them up with something to do wherever I need to be in the house. Which is really not very helpful at all, the whole point is I need a break for a few minutes to put some laundry in the washer and take a breath, not to have them follow me around the house. Good news is it sounds like we will finally be doing some direct instruction on social skills with James (and the others) in a special circle time starting next week.
Both James and Matthew requires direct instruction on social skills, they don't pick up on social cues or by watching how others interact. I think this will be good for them......hopefully.