- LocationNorth Carolina
- Case #Augustin
Augustin was born in April 2011 and has been diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder and hyperactivity.
Augustin can stand and walk, but still needs assistance with climbing and descending stairs. He eats pureed foods with an adult's help and is not potty-trained. Augustin produces random sounds though is still non-verbal and does not compensate with other means of communication. He makes fleeting eye contact and shows positive emotions when engaging with others, however, he prefers to isolate himself and does not seek many social interactions. He is described as a quiet and calm boy.
Augustin shows several symptoms often associated with autism, including auto-aggression, difficulty falling asleep, low joint attention, not initiating or easily participating in social interactions, not responding to his name, low eye contact, preference for playing alone, and stereotypic movements.
Augustin regularly works with multiple intervention specialists.
Weight at Birth: 2.6 kg Weight September 2015: 12.6 kg Weight March 2017: 15 kg
Height September 2015: 98 cm Height March 2017: 108 cm
Weight at birth: 2.6 kg Weight in July 2015: 12.6 kg Height in July 2015: 98 cm
Update December 2015: Augustin continues to be in good physical health, but lags behind developmentally. He produces random sounds though is still non-verbal and does not compensate with other means of communication. Augustin makes fleeting eye contact and shows positive emotions when engaging with others. However, he prefers to isolate himself and does not seek many social interactions. Augustin is a quiet and calm boy who regularly works with multiple intervention specialists.
THIS CHILD MUST BE ADOPTED FROM THE FOREIGN COUNTRY OF HIS/HER RESIDENCE.
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