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Old 12-04-2012, 09:35 PM   #2
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Re: Christmas with a special needs child - write your own blurb/advice/experience her

Originally Posted by mekat View Post
I will start.

Lesson #101 with a nonverbal child. Never show them 2 pictures of toys and ask them to point to what they want for Christmas. The answer will always be both toys. My son definitely subscribes to the more is better philosophy.

Lesson #102

Don't let kiddo open the toy with a million pieces first. Kiddo will have a meltdown if you don't put it together right then and there.
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