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Silversage
01-08-2010, 09:55 PM
I just had to share:) Our only child our son Reece was born 7 years ago with Down Syndrome. From the day he was born life has been full of highs and lows like any child just a bit different. As of this time he is still non vocal and uses signs and pictures to communicate. Well today at therapy he was being a bit stubborn not putting the puzzle pieces of animals in place when out of the blue he starts pointing at the letters in each word and saying each one he was being consistant with each word with the correct sound for each letter. The therapist and I were in shock at what we were hearing..My wife and I have said the letters thousands of time over the years and he has never spoken them...We were both in tears watching him:) Hopefully this will start him talking and I can hear the word Dad I have waited so long to hear.

Thanks for listening and you all have a great day too.

Jay Weaver

Curtiss Knives
01-08-2010, 09:57 PM
Congrats on the progress. 2thumbs

Carey Quinn
01-08-2010, 10:04 PM
Ain't God good? Prayer and hard work pay off.

Take care,
Carey

Diamond G Knives
01-08-2010, 11:24 PM
Amen Brither, Amen!

So glad to hear of this mile stone in you and your wifes lives. I know this has to be a great day for you both!

Prayers for continued progress!

God Bless
Mike

Diamond G Knives
01-08-2010, 11:24 PM
Amen Brother, Amen!

So glad to hear of this mile stone in you and your wifes lives. I know this has to be a great day for you both!

Prayers for continued progress!

God Bless
Mike

BossDog
01-08-2010, 11:28 PM
what a joy that must have been for you both...reading that made me feel good. thanks for sharing...

Indian George
01-09-2010, 04:31 AM
That's Coooool2thumbs2thumbs

Jerry Bond
01-09-2010, 05:41 AM
Prase the LORD

Burton
01-09-2010, 06:07 AM
Great news on the progress! Made me feel good to read also.

Ernie Swanson
01-09-2010, 08:28 AM
Wow, That's a great thing to share, I bet you and your family are overwhelmed with happiness. Hopefully the progress keeps up and going!

You are in our prayers.

Larry B.
01-09-2010, 09:11 AM
Great news and I hope things just get better for him and your family from now on.

JAWilliams
01-09-2010, 09:27 AM
Jay it will happen. Roman is autistic and he was almost 4 before he said daddy. It brought tears to my eyes. We will be praying for you and your family. Get ready for leaps and bounds. Once they start talking it seems to unlock the world.

mike miller
01-09-2010, 09:28 AM
Awesome

Tod Lowe
01-09-2010, 10:14 AM
Awesome!
What an amazing uplifting story. Congrats on the breakthru.
Thanks for sharing.

Cliff Fendley
01-09-2010, 10:34 AM
Wow, what a positive moment, thanks for sharing. God bless you guys.

Denny Eller
01-09-2010, 01:01 PM
Congratulations, Jay and Reece. I thank you for posting that story so we can not only share in your joy but keep the Weaver family in our prayers. God Bless. Denny

Steven Janik
01-09-2010, 01:18 PM
What a great feeling.
God Bless.
Steve

LR Adkins
01-09-2010, 01:23 PM
That is wonderful news. My wife and I have worked with challenged children for years and we feel Down Syndrome children are such a delight to work with. This is a great milestone and should open many doors for you and your child.

Thank you for sharing, it really made my day.

Larry

Semper708
01-09-2010, 01:39 PM
Jay, what a gift to share with so many here. Prayers sent for you and family, wishing the best.....Brad

murphda2
01-09-2010, 01:56 PM
That's AWESOME Jay!!! We now have our first "Great News" entry for the second week of 2010.

Allen Newberry
01-09-2010, 02:19 PM
What a breakthrough! That has to be exciting for you and your family!

Jeff Pearce
01-09-2010, 03:40 PM
Great News Jay. it's been a good week here in Idaho.

Silversage
01-09-2010, 04:20 PM
I am overwhelmed by all the comments you guys are GREAT!! Yes it has been a good week in Idaho:) Here are a couple photos of Reece and my other love our GSP's. Thanks again to you all and God bless.

Jay

Ps. If I did not load the photos correct they are in my album:)

http://knifedogs.com/picture.php?albumid=105&pictureid=1121
http://www.knifedogs.com/picture.php?albumid=105&pictureid=1122