Jose is a 14-year-old boy from Texas who is hoping to be adopted.
Jose is reserved and prefers to play by himself rather than in group activities. He loves computer games and drawing; he is very artistic. Jose responds well to praise. Jose is emotionally connected to his siblings, who are not part of this adoption, and wants to maintain his relationship with them. Jose struggles with communicating his feelings. Jose is slow in processing what he hears others ask him; when given time he is able to process the information appropriately. When he looks like he's going to become upset, he can be calmed down by offering to give him a hug. Jose loves school and does very well in school. He especially loves his art class. Visit me at the Heart Gallery of Northwest Texas.
The family for Jose will understand the issues of children who process information slowly and will help him succeed in understanding information he hears. They will be nurturing and structured. They will support him in maintaining his relationship with his younger siblings, who are not part of this adoption.