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Derrick from Texas



from Texas

Derrick is a young boy who is full of life. He has a smile that illuminates like a light bulb. He is playful and has a lot of energy. Derrick enjoys playing basketball, being outdoors, coloring, watching movies, and playing video games. He is a sweet, affectionate, and caring boy. His favorite meal is chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, and green beans. Derrick is motivated when he receives positive attention from caregivers. Although he may struggle and need redirection, he is receptive to gentle reminders of expectations. Derrick is very active and sometimes has to be told to slow down. Derrick loves school and enjoys interacting with other children but can get distracted easily. Derrick is learning sign language to assist him with communicating his needs. He is also learning to be being self-sufficient with his daily activities. Derrick is a master Lego builder also! Derrick wants to be settled in a place that he can call his home. Visit me at the Heart Gallery of Deep East Texas.

Derrick will benefit from a family who is patient and caring. He needs individual attention and care to help him with his developmental milestones. Derrick needs a caregiver who will work with him to get him on target. The family needs to be familiar with sign language and able to assist him with his verbal skills. The family needs to be loving and supportive. Derrick needs a family that will help him maintain contact with his siblings.

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