Yup got the call yesterday so February 2nd is the day the early intervention team/person will come out to the house to evaluate Brendan and his skills or lack thereof to see what services he qualifies for. We have the first appointment of the day and it should take a couple hours for the full assessment but before they leave we will know what if any services he is eligible to receive. From speaking with friends about their EI experiences I am pretty confident he will be receiving speech therapy and some kind of motor skills therapy as well. This kind of assessment is hard to accept as a parent because once again like the NICU rollercoaster it’s realizing that you have failed your child in some way because this all relates back to him being born prematurely. And to some this might not seem like it would be hard but they write up a full report about all of your childs faults, your faults as a parent and what you should be doing. That is a hard one to swallow but we will do anything and everything possible to get Brendan up to speed and into a chatterbox.