Aaron is an 8-year-old boy from Texas who is hoping to be adopted.
Aaron loves to play and be active. He likes playing with other children his age and typically interacts well with them. He prefers small group interaction over more noisy settings and also enjoys spending time alone. Aaron?EUR(TM)s favorite toys are cars and trucks. He also likes riding his bike and playing with his tablet. Aaron is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorderand faces several challenges including difficulty adjusting to change. He requires patience and redirection when moving to a new environment or having a significant change in his schedule. Aaron struggles with speech, but is catching up quickly and can understand what is being said to him. Aaron needs close supervision to ensure his safety as he sometimes fails to perceive potential harmful or dangerous situations. Aaron is slow to warm up to adults that he doesn?EUR(TM)t know, but once he does is very loving and affectionate.
Aaron will do well in a family who offers patience and consistency along with careful supervision. A family who will commit to allowing Aaron a safe place to express himself and continue to help him reach his goals. The family for Aaron will be able to spend a lot of one-on-one time with him and be willing to access the resources he needs. He responds best to a predictable and structured environment. Aaron has shown consistent progress over time and needs a family willing to advocate for him and encourage him to reach his goals.
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