- Case #51176
Justin is a fun-loving boy. He is a shy child who is really quiet around others, but warms up once he gets to know you. Justin has limited verbal communication abilities due to a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. He enjoys drawing, playing with toys, and riding his bike. Although he is able to get along well and interact with peers; he prefers to play by himself most of the time. At times, when Justin becomes upset, he will express himself in a physical manner. Justin enjoys eating different types of food, as he is not a picky eater. His favorite foods are pizza, hot dogs, and hamburgers. Justin loves going on outings within the community, but he does need constant supervision in these situations. Justin enjoys going to school and typically does well. His favorite class in school is art.
Justin needs a family that is very patient. He also needs a family willing and capable of caring for a child with special needs. Justin does well when on a schedule, so it is important that he have a structured home environment that will provide him with stability and consistency.