February 24, 2013 in City

The Sprocks: Kylynn, 5

By The Spokesman-Review
Kathy Plonka photo

Kylynn Sprock-Parrett, 5,was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 3. She works with a therapist at Superstars Occupational Therapy in Coeur d’Alene on November 30, 2012.
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Her vocabulary is narrow. The few phrases Kylynn speaks come from “SpongeBob SquarePants,” the cartoon she adores. “Bubble buddy!” she’ll say. “I’m ready.”

Kylynn was diagnosed with autism shortly before her third birthday. She also has a language disorder that makes it difficult to understand others and express herself.

If she wants something, she takes her mom’s hand and leads her to it, flashing her blue eyes. “It’s always hard to say no because she just knows how to flirt,” Stacey Sprock said.

Kylynn attends Syringa Family Partnership a few hours each weekday for intensive behavior intervention and developmental therapy. She goes to Harding Preschool three days a week.

“I don’t know if it’s because she’s a girl, or after having three boys, but I think she’s charming,” Sprock said.

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