Today Malachi had his OT evaluation. It went well and the therapist was able to give me a few things to work on while we wait for therapies to start. Malachi has low muscle tone (oh really? I had no clue, haha) and poor upper body strength. She seemed pleased with his lower body strength. His adjusted age is 6 months and he was evaluated at about 3 months. Thats 50% behind. We can work with that, I believe a lot of it has to do with getting set back after his heart surgery. He laid on his back for 6 weeks, no tummy time, no sitting up, nothing. I am confident that with some help he will make progress. I LOVED the lady that evaluated him, I am hoping that she will be his OT therapist. We can't wait to get started!
Tomorrow we are going back to the ENT for a tube follow up and a hearing test! Lets hope he FINALLY passes a test, it not, thats okay too. I am prepared for the answer either way! My love for him will not change and at the end of the day I have to remember that God made him the way he is right now for a reason!
We have our buddy walk team name...Malachi's Mafia! Now its time to start raising money, lots and lots of money! Anyone have any creative ideas to raise money? Let all pt our thinking caps on and get lots of fun ideas, isn't worth it?
Gotta get going, my chocolate chip cookies are beeping at me. I have to go eat one (or 5) while they are still hot! Have a wonderful night and give all your kiddo's a big hug and kiss. We all have so much to be thankful for!