Andres from Texas
Andres is a happy young boy who is medically fragile. He enjoys being held and cuddled. Andres also enjoys when you sit down to read a book to him and talk to him on his level. He likes watching cartoons and his favorite is Mickey Mouse. Andres thrives with individual attention. He smiles and lights up when he hears a voice he recognizes. Andres is a joy to be around and brightens the room. Although he is not able to laugh out loud, his eyes light up with joy when he is played with. He also enjoys holding his toys and chewing on them. He enjoys listening to music, especially nursery lullabies. Andres is a true joy to all that meet him.
Andres needs a family who dedicated to him and will spend time learning to provide for his medical needs. His family should be knowledgeable or willing to learn about tracheostomy and feeding tubes. Because of Andres' medical needs, his family will ensure he participates in ongoing medical appointments. His family should have high expectations for him and encourage him to achieve appropriate goals. Andres' family will provide long term care and support for him with unconditional love.