David from Texas
David can be shy when first meeting someone, but once he feels comfortable, he will open up. He is friendly and energetic at times. David enjoys playing with his action figure toys and enjoys putting puzzles together. David also likes to play on the playground and will follow the lead of other kids, he likes to observe what they are playing before joining in on the fun. David loves homework and will ask his teacher for daily homework to practices his handwriting and alphabet. When a new routine is introduced, repetition is key for David to be successful. He is always the first one to offer to help out around the home. He enjoys the praise and positive attention he receives by helping. David continues to practice verbalizing his emotions in a healthy manner. He will continue to build on his healthy coping skills to assist him in challenging situations.
Daniel and David are very close brothers. Daniel is very caring towards his younger brother. Daniel tends to be the leader of the brothers and tries to be a good role model for David. Daniel is always ready and willing to help out his brother, David, with opening up a ketchup packet or anything else he may need help with. The brothers interact more in their play when they are able to observe other children playing games such as tag. David will engage in play with his brother with some prompting. David and Daniel enjoy visiting with each other during sibling visits and love each other very much. The brothers express interest in how the other is doing in visits. They ask to see the other's picture from that month and any other past pictures even if they have seen them before. The brothers always want to know when their next visit will be, even if they have just visited with each other.
David will thrive in a two parent household where he is the youngest child with older siblings. His family will be patient and understanding of his needs. David's family will be patient, nurturing, consistent, and structured with David. He will do well with a firm, nurturing father who he can look up to. David's family will follow up with his school to ensure he is provided with life skills classes.