John (Age 10)
John is a somewhat shy youth and prefers to play by himself but when encouraged will participate in group play. John gets distracted sometimes, but is easily redirected to get back on task. He loves playing with building kits, making paper boats, his tablet, riding his bike, and enjoys a good book. His favorite series is “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” John takes swimming lessons and would like to continue those, because he loves being in the water. His favorite food is pepperoni pizza and his favorite treat is cotton candy. He is a huge fan Marvel and the Hulk is his favorite character. John would be a great addition to any family.
What Others Say About John
John’s teachers reported he is thriving; he continues to make progress and the school continues to work with him on social skills and educational successes.
What You Can Do for John
John needs strong parents who are committed to helping him educationally, and emotionally to help him reach his full potential. He will do great in an active family who likes to participate in outdoor activities like visiting the park and participating in other social events. He will do well in a family with older siblings or as an only child and no pets. His parents should be patient to understand his social issues and will encourage him to try new things and help him realize he is an important part of the family.