Having been around the block with BSC and TSS services along with speech and OT therapists since he was 2ish, we were completely familiar with transition. It seems whenever you get 'settled' with someone....BAM. And the funny thing was the conversation ALWAYS started with, "I have some good news and some bad news."
Needless to say, Ian sure had a way with reaching my son. Lessons were going wonderfully so my friend sent him his very own snare drum. Boy he loves that drum!!! In fact, on his birthday we bought him his very own set. Our home has gotten VERY LOUD! lol.
His instructor asked me how he should handle telling him the news. That's what we really loved about Ian, if he had any concerns about our son, he asked us for advice. Respect for my son. That is hard to find nowadays. Last night we drove to his last session with Ian. His new instructor was going to observe to see what has been working for the past year and a half. We are hoping this helps with the transition.
After his lesson was over, my boy happily smiled for the camera and held his new drum sticks that Ian gave to him. On the way home, he said, "I will play drums with Don now." Yes. With Don now.
|Ian has been a tremendous support with nurturing his love of music.|