Child Details
Alex is an adorable, happy little boy who will melt your heart with his smile and laughter. He is very social and likes to be held, soothed, and touched. He loves to be around people and go places! He likes swimming, going to church, shopping, going to the zoo, and going car rides. He loves when people sing to him especially Wheels on the Bus or Happy Birthday. Songs with motion like “Head, shoulders, knees, and toes” make him laugh, and his laugh is contagious. He loves animals especially petting them. Alex's favorite seems to be cats, goats, and chickens. He also likes to bounce on a yoga ball and be outside though he prefers the shade. Alex likes to watch the leaves move on the trees. Surprisingly, he likes going to the dentist! Alex needs a family who understands or is willing to learn the skills needed to care for him. He needs a committed family who is able to advocate for him, coordinate his appointments, and has a wheelchair accessible home or has a home that could be made wheelchair accessible. He has a wonderful team of doctors and therapists who are willing to continue to work with him or help him educate a new team. Alex currently visits with his siblings, and ideally could remain in contact with them in some way. Alex likes to be around both adults and children and would add immense joy to any family. Alex is not yet legally free for adoption; however, when a permanent resource is identified, the county will enact final steps to terminate parental rights.