- Case #78594
Dennis is a very active child who loves to run around and play with musical toys. He likes to play on the playground, color, watch cartoons, and work on floor puzzles. Dennis is especially connected to his brother likes to interact with him. Dennis diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Though Dennis has behavioral issues due to his diagnoses, he can also be quite loving and affectionate. He loves to give hugs. Dennis has a cleft lip/palate and continues going through surgeries to have his lip and palate repaired He is not very verbal but is able to communicate by pointing and saying words here and there. Everyone who meets Dennis comments on his amazing smile which can light up a room.
Dennis needs a family who can provide him with a great deal of patience, consistency, structure, and supervision. The ideal family for Dennis will be a two-parent family, with a strong support system. The family will need to be knowledgeable, have experience, or be willing to learn about working with children who have autism.