The Words Left Unspoken

Long before we realized our son was profoundly NLD, we noticed how literally he took everything. He was (and still is) a really sweet, obedient kid, and does exactly as he is told, provided he is able to. 

One summer day, after he and his playmates at daycare had engaged in water-play, the teacher gave the children these instructions:
Go inside, take off your wet things, bring them back out, and hang them up on the clothesline.
So he did.