Chasity from Texas
Chasity is a very well behaved child who generally has a quiet and calm disposition. She is somewhat shy and primarily plays alone, but she likes being around others. She is very comfortable around those who are caring and affectionate toward her. Chasity is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She requires assistance with some daily living activities, but she is working on becoming more independent and pushes towards doing things on her own. Chasity loves praise and likes to let everyone around know when she is able to accomplish a task. She is able to assist with minor activities and chores. Chasity greatly enjoys being outdoors, coloring, and showing off her work. Chasity is somewhat verbal and is able to say or show what she wants. She understands conversations and directions. She does well when given rewards for doing things correctly. She is very polite and will use 'please", "thank you", and "sorry". Chasity, at times, will be creative in her use of inappropriate words and when she is highly agitated. She likes to carry her backpack with her as a comfort item. She is very comfortable around those who are caring and affectionate toward her. Chasity greatly enjoys being outdoors. She loves coloring and showing off her work. She loves praise and likes to let every around know when she is able to accomplish a task. Chasity participates in physical therapy and occupational therapy. She is able to complete most activities of daily living with some assistance. She is working on becoming more independent and pushes towards doing things on her own. She can get frustrated if others offer to help. Chasity is also very helpful towards others.
Chasity will do well in a family that is willing to help develop her interactions with people. A smaller family, with only one or two children, is preferred, as Chasity may require a certain level of attention as she acclimates to her new home. Siblings would also give her the ability to learn socially and bond with others. It is recommended that Chasity be adopted by a patient family with knowledge of Autism and other developmental needs. Chasity will thrive with a family that has experience communicating and loving children with special needs.