Wednesday, September 12, 2012
A slight interuption ;o)
Isn't he an angel?
Julius had been an independent little guy for 4 years in the orphanage. And he is very bright. He catches on to things quickly. He doesn't think he needs help doing anything. And he hates being told what to do. He doesn't like to be told "no". He likes to tell you "ah-ah" (no)!
For over a year I have been working with him on learning body parts, teaching him simple signs- eat, more, all done, and to say Ma-Ma.
When he doesn't want to do this he avoids my eye contact and sticks his tongue way out. Stinker!
Or he doesn't respond. He doesn't even want to clap hands with me if he does something good!
Today he did a little clapping and tried to sign "all done". He tends to think the sign "all done" looks like "come" so he'll take my hands when I show him. He was so open to copying me today that I also showed him how to shake hands~ what boy doesn't love shaking hands! ;o)
And now he shakes hands. Wow! It was a huge step!
I just had to share! He brings so much JOY into our lives! :o)
He's so smart, I can't wait to see what he learns next!