Garrick from Bulgaria
Garrick was born in November 2003. He is a healthy, typically developing boy who lived with his birth family until 2015. He has been diagnosed with a mixed disorder of conduct and emotions.
Garrick is a sociable boy who easily establishes rapport with others, even those he has just met, and willingly joins group games and organized activities. He enjoys being asked to help, likes to feel important, and strives for attention, praise, and encouragement. Agile and energetic, Garrick has well-developed gross motor and fine motor skills. He speaks rapidly which can make him difficult to understand and he often expresses his emotions through actions instead of words. Garrick’s anxiety, competitive nature, and impatience can result in verbal aggression with peers, which can escalate to physical aggression at times.
Garrick struggles with focus, motivation, and following the rules, and has had difficulty adapting to the requirements of mainstream school. He is in 6th grade at a specialized sports school where he works with a resource teacher. He excels at handball and enjoys participating in athletic tournaments. Garrick manages his personal hygiene and self-service needs with reminders. He is a very deep sleeper and has a history of nighttime enuresis. Garrick frequently expresses his desire to be adopted abroad into a family.
Garrick Weight at Birth: 3.0 kg Garrick Height at Birth: 50 cm Garrick Weight April 2017: 50 kg Garrick Height April 2017: 174 cm
THIS CHILD MUST BE ADOPTED FROM THE FOREIGN COUNTRY OF HIS/HER RESIDENCE.
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