Sometimes having an unexpected person in the car, or being in unfamiliar places can throw him off. Yet he's quite trusting and willing to talk to almost anyone, which makes it hard to leave him alone. But now that we can understand what he's thinking, life has gotten so much easier.

We were headed home from camp one summer. He was in the backseat of the car when it started to rain and he typed in r-a-i-n. The voice came from the box and said rain. It was his first word and I almost cried.