Yesterday, I woke up and look at my blank calendar and didn't know what to think. Do you know how long it has been since we had an entirely blank weekly calendar? There was one week in November of 2007 that was blank, and one week in October of 2006 that was blank, and before that was the last week of August in 2006. The week prior to her ECI evaluation. We have had only TWO blank weeks since then. Two empty weeks in the span of one year and six months. Two free weeks out of 78 of them. I don't know what to do with an empty week anymore. I wondered how many empty weeks might stretch out before us until KayTar once again has the services and care she needs.
Yesterday, I received a phone call from the school district. They can get us in earlier, next week actually, which is such a relief. This week I have a phone interview. Next week, KayTar has two additional evaluations (not to mention our social security meeting), and in two weeks, they are coming for a home visit.
Yesterday, I called our local university to inquire about their speech program. They are sending out a packet for completion. KayTar will likely qualify for their summer program, which means she might not have to be without services this summer.
Yesterday, I sent emails out regarding our insurance situation. Someone almost immediately replied from the CDF. If you'd like to see some interesting statistical data regarding uninsured kids, visit that link or the one on my sidebar. I don't know if anything will come from this, but what does trying hurt? If no one can help us, well then, things will just stay the same, but if someone can help us? Then it is worth the tiny effort of sending off some emails. They are calling me for a phone interview this week.
Yesterday, I completed an application for the Shriner's Hospital. I need to run it past our pediatrician before sending it and I'll likely call the hospital today to make sure they do see kids like KayTar (she is considered low needs in the orthopedic department), but I finished the application regardless.
Yesterday, I found a way to fill the blank space on the calendar...working to make sure that these empty spaces are only temporary. As much as I enjoy the down time, it means my sweet girl isn't getting everything she needs, and we just can't have that.
PS: I'm still accepting interview questions. ;)