These're such baby steps I feel silly writing about them, but they really are inchstones.
Today's verbals at Alpine were 170 in 3 hours. A new record. And the majority of them were clearly words.
Dominic's favorite reinforcer by far is the water table - big shock. So Alpine has been reserving it as a reinforcer for the program he has the hardest time with - colors. Today, his therapist forgot and brought it out for shapes. And dominic said, with a giant grin "happy, happy, happy". So cute. And, appropriate use of an adjective to describe how he felt.