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Ive got a bad cold and portage comming any minute :(

(6 Posts)
Marne Wed 08-Oct-08 09:29:21

We have been waiting for portage for 5 months and eventualy they are comming (any minite), i feel like im comming down with the flu and i know im going to find it hard to listen to her sad

Wish me luck.

Cappuccino Wed 08-Oct-08 09:30:03

oh don't worry

they just play with your child for you

bring lots of toys and stuff

just snivel and let em get on with it

Marne Wed 08-Oct-08 09:33:24

im a bit of a man when it comes to colds, i don't realy know alot about portage so i don't know what to expect. Dd1 is on top form this morning and has decided she wants to comunicate through picture cards for the first time ever grin

silverfrog Wed 08-Oct-08 09:39:23

our portage lady was fab - just like a private toy library for dd1. Each week she'd bring a range of stuff to get dd1 interested in, form arts and crafts to musical toys, to threading beads etc.

Depending on what we thought dd1 needed to work on (fine motor skills, listening skills, etc) she adapted what she brought.

If anything took dd1's fancy, we could usually hang on to it for a couple of weeks.

She was also helpful with DLA forms and stuff, and the best child centred meeting we had were arranged by portage - they got everyone involved with dd1 together (and us) so that we could all talk about where to go - none of this letters being sent and waiting 2 months for a reply.

hope you have a good morning

Marne Wed 08-Oct-08 10:30:42

She has been (just gone) she was a great help and brought some nice toys for dd to play with, stacking toys, puzzles and beed threading.

Dd did realy well but got frustrated with the shape sorter.

She's comming again next week and will leeve a toy for dd to play with.

Im feeling a bit better now grin

silverfrog Wed 08-Oct-08 10:39:41

glad you (and dd) had a good time smile

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