- Case #41517
Deante is an active child who enjoys playing outside. He also enjoys reading books and watching cartoons and movies. Deante likes quiet activities such as putting puzzles together, coloring, and drawing. Although Deante has a hard time trusting new people, he can be sweet and affectionate around people with whom he has built an established relationship. Deante prefers to observe those around him and takes his time getting to know others. He struggles with relating to his peers and expressing his thoughts and feelings appropriately. Deante loves animals and finds them to be soothing. He would love to be part of a forever family that will allow him to have pets.
Deante thrives on attention and needs a family that is able to provide him plenty of attention and encouragement. Deante has a hard time building meaningful relationships, so he needs a family that is going to recognize how his past has shaped who he is and is willing to be patient in building a relationship with him. Deante requires a high level of supervision. He needs a family that is structured and has clear rules and expectations. Deante will do best in a family that either has no other children or has older siblings. Deante would like a family that enjoys doing outdoor activities such as camping. He would like a family that will also allow him to have pets. Deante will do best in a family that is experienced in caring for children with significant behavioral problems. He also needs a family that is willing to advocate on his behalf and ensure that he receives the therapeutic and educational services that he requires.