Over the past few weeks Mia has blown us away by picking up a small but increasing vocabulary of verbs that she understands and will respond to accordingly. So far these include ‘clapping’, ‘dancing’, ‘kicking’ and – cutest of all – ‘kissing’.

Forgive the singing, but here is a short video clip of Mia showing off her new-found clapping skills…


4 Responses to If you’re happy and you know it…

  1. letty says:

    I just gotta say that Mia is soooooo cute! I love all of her pictures and videos. Yay for her!

  2. Patricia Phillips RN BSN says:

    Recently started caring for a 7yr old with this syndrome. Never heard of it. Have been an RN for 36yrs. Wanting to learnb more so that I can better care for her

  3. taylorbug says:

    I love this!

  4. Shirley Bidnick says:

    Mia listens so carefully. She has fantastic timing. Rochelle’s receptive vocabulary skill have always been greater than her expressive skills. She is non verbal, but at this point I am convinced she understand everything. She is hyper observant and picks up subtle communication cues. Children with WHS are so clever, in different ways. That’s why we find them so amazing and balk at labels that undermine their abilities.

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