As I was kneeling down in front of Cordy yesterday, talking about some topic I can’t even remember, I noticed her eyes suddenly fixed on mine.
Eye contact is hard for her, so I was amazed at how intensely she was looking into my eyes. For at least 15 seconds she was staring directly at me while I talked to her.
OMG, she is making so much progress! I thought. I was thrilled that she was not only listening to me, but looking at me while I talked to her, a task we’ve tried to get her to do with limited success.
I couldn’t contain myself any longer. “Cordy, I’m so proud of you for looking at me while — “
“Mommy! I can see myself in your eyes! I see Cordy!”