One year ago, just before Easter, Hannah started to crawl, and then crawled her way through a wet and chilly Easter Egg hunt, because "ooh, shiny!" is hard wired into any girl brain, damaged or not. See for yourself:
A few weeks later she was walking.
And the baby that looked like this, once:
Turned into this child:
Most importantly, her joy knows no bounds.
Hannah had her Early Intervention biannual testing last week, and managed to now score within in the average range of all areas tested, and in the above average range for . . . are you ready? . . . fine motor skills. Take that stroke, you asshat! Really what these results mean is that the testing instrument is not particularly well suited to make assessments about smarts kids with hemiplegia, and that testing of two year olds generally is not incredibly accurate. Obviously my daughter is indeed smart and well suited to live in Lake Woebegone, where everyone is above average.