So Grayden has officially been crawling on his hands and knees since December 10th, 2011!! I guess I am a little late on blogging it, but I figured I would share some of the details. Better late than never.
As you may know Grayden has been receiving his intervention from a PT who practices the Anat Baniel Method. During a therapy session on December 10th, Renae, Grayden's therapist had Grayden in a semi-hands/knee position and she was "rocking" his hips (pelvis) from side to side (simplistic explanation). She then took her hands away and Grayden briefly paused and then it became really clear to me at that moment that Grayden's "learning switch" was on. He got really still and his eyes started looking back and forth and then he started "playing" with the movement that Renae had just introduced. I know this may not make sense to those of you who may not be familiar with this work, but I just wanted to share. In that moment I could tell that Grayden was making connections. I actually almost started crying because it was such a neat experience to witness. To see his little wheels spinning and to see him connecting his movement with his brain. This work is amazing, incredible, etc, etc.... I cannot describe to you in words how grateful that I am that we were lead to this work! Anyways, that night when we got home, he briefly crawled forward. From then on he has been unstoppable!!
So now that I have rambled and probably made no sense at all I will leave you with some footage of the "new moves". So TAKE THAT spina bifida!!!!!
PS-don't mind the onesie, we were in the process of getting Jammies on:)
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