Today at Jaylee's PTC:
Teacher :"Jaylee is doing awesome."Me: "Yah?" (expecting the "but..." that always follows that)Teacher: "Yes, she scored average on most everything. She's right where she's supposed to be. She's even in the highest reading group."Me: "Seriously?" (she whips out all the test sheets and shows me cause I really didn't believe it)Teacher: "She is such a bright kid, she's a delight to have in class."
Yes, friends, Jaylee is officially tested "average." To some this may not seem like a huge big deal, but to us it's freakin awesome. Since Jaylee was born she's been behind, always below average and sometimes not even close to below average. It means that Jaylee is technically swinging with those her age. Woo woo. These strides have even been huge in the last two months since we switched her to all-day kingergarten. She was testing 7/25 in January and now is 23/25. Holy cow, girl! I know there might still be road blocks, I'm not naive to think she's totally done in the learning disorder department, but this tiny victory in our lives has left me doing a major happy dance. I NEVER thought I'd EVER hear that. For a brief moment tonight my guilt has disappeared. I'm soooo proud of my little girl and how hard she's worked. I'm grateful for the decisions we made and I'm sooo thankful for all the teachers and therapists who have helped her along the way.