Child Details
AGE 11
CHILD # 100100040
MEET Alexander
Alex is a 9 year old boy. He has blonde hair, blue eyes and wears glasses. He is very loving and enjoys being close to people that he is comfortable with. He loves the Pioneer Woman, trains, riding his power wheels and playing on his tablet. Alex enjoys learning about things on his tablet and watching episode after episode to learn how to cut fruits and vegetables. He then asks the caregivers to buy the items so that he can practice cutting them. Alex also likes to build puzzles, read books, play in the pool and draw parking signs. Alex has a photographic memory. He is a determined child that shows a great deal of focus. Alex's medical needs do not hinder his participation in school and other day to day activities. Alex loves to eat and loves sweets, but he does not like the foods on his plate to touch. Alex has been in and out of the hospital for most of his short life, but always puts on a brave face. Alex is a trouper when it comes to his medical treatment and has bonded with hospital staff over the years of receiving treatment in the same hospital. Alex is described by his caregivers as a joyful loving child that is organized. He is a child that thrives on structure. It is recommended that Alex have a two parent home to assist with his medical needs and a family that knows or is willing to learn about autism, and sensory issues. It is recommended that the family be committed, patient and devoted to providing long term care for him.