Registration # 4225
HI! My name is David.
"I’m really interested in computers and technology!"
David is a compassionate fourteen-year-old boy of Caucasian/Hispanic descent. David has many interests and hobbies including arcade games, art projects, building with Legos, building forts, reading books, puzzles, watching movies and playing with board games. David participates in a dirt bike club through his residential program and he really enjoys it. Other sports that David likes include table-tennis, soccer, kickball, capture the football, swimming and basketball.
David is an intelligent student who does best with hands-on activities. During this school year it is his goal to learn more about computer programming and technology. David receives academic and social/emotional support through an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). David’s school supports work with him on improving his emotional regulation and coping skills. He has positive interactions with peers however sometimes gets easily frustrated when something is not going his way. David has progressed in this area and has shown a higher tolerance for situations that may have bothered him before. David also meets with a therapist and case manager at his program on a regular basis and they are working towards the same goals.
David is legally freed for adoption and should be placed with a family who is supportive and understanding of his needs related to his trauma. He has been in various different placements since he entered care so it can take David some time to get comfortable with new people. David’s social worker believes he would thrive in a two-parent home with experienced parents willing to provide David with a structured and nurturing environment. David needs to be the youngest child or the only child in the home as he requires a lot of attention when he becomes upset or frustrated. David will need to have a continued relationship with his paternal grandmother and visiting resource. David looks forward to these visits and they are the one consistency in David's life.
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