Guess who walked the school district coordinator from his class to the conference room where the IEP was held?
Guess who proceeded to sit himself down, fold his hands on the desk and listen for the entire hour?
Guess who—when the teacher said "He's mine!"—pointed to me and corrected her?
Guess who nodded in agreement and said "Yeah!" to basically everything the teacher, OT, PT and speech therapist said about his progress?
Guess who can read and spell 100-plus words from his reading program?
Guess who beamed when he heard what a whiz he is on the iPad and that he brings in the best current events?
Guess who's doing a great job of answering comprehension questions after reading sentences and short stories, even if he needs questions repeated?
Guess who agreed he needed to find new books to read at home other than Lightning McQueen ones?
Guess who's interested in learning to play chess?
Guess who's game to try drinking thickened liquids during lunch, including lemonade and V8 juice, to see if that helps him better retain liquids?
Guess who needs to see an ENT just to make sure his swallowing is OK? [Sigh.]
Guess who winked at me in the midst of it all?
Guess who's doing a great job learning to climb down stairs and who is going to be even more solid once he has his new purple orthotics? And guess who picked the color?
Guess who's going to be selling food to staffers as part of a kids' café during lunchtime?
Guess whose smile lit up the room when his teacher said he is a "smart guy"?
Guess who signed the IEP form?