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Alexander from California



from California

Alexander is 6 years of age. Alexander's race is African-American, and Alexander will join an adoptive family as a single child. He is a dependent of Los Angeles County - Placement & Recruitment Unit. His CKC reference number is 502657. Note: No permission is granted to copy or reproduce any text or photographs used in this profile without the written permission of California Kids Connection. Meet Alexander! He is a beautiful little boy inside and out. Alexander is described as a very happy child. He likes to watch movies and listen to audio books. Alexander is a gentle soul with a heart of gold. Alexander is not fully independent and requires a wheelchair for mobility, however, he is able to utilize a gait trainer from time to time. Alexander is able to reach out to people that are familiar to him. Alexander also really enjoys pet therapy time and arts and crafts. Alexander is diagnosed with XQ22.1 which is a genetic disorder. As a result, he is dependent on a Tracheostomy and a G-Tube. Although Alexander is fed through a G-tube because of GERD, he is also capable of eating solids. He really enjoys food and delights in different textures and tastes. He is currently being weaned off of the Trachea. Alexander has developmental delays and is benefitting from range of motion therapy. Alexander is non-verbal and communicates with gestures. Are you up to the challenge and reward of raising this awesome kid? If so, please let us know
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