The story is then illustrated and we read it. A lot. We read it, we talk about what the different people in the pictures are doing. We read it again. We read it before we leave, we read it when we get there. Lou looks at it and tells the story to himself.
I want to say it's helping. That may also be because I have had a volunteer helper the past few weeks. Her extra attention changes his behaviors I think. The real test will be next week when we are back at the nature center without the volunteer. Here's to wishful thinking.