Patrick is a 12-year-old boy from Texas who is hoping to be adopted.
Patrick is a relatively quiet child who is approachable and cordial, yet reserved. He enjoys doing origami and other arts and crafts projects. Patrick participates in various sporting activities, but seems to have some preference for basketball. In school, Patrick does well behavior-wise and academically. His favorite subject is science. Patrick has diverse interests, but he will benefit from encouragement to pursue those interests. He relishes riding his bicycle and skateboard, as well as watching movies. Patrick is open to trying different foods; however, his favorite food is pizza. He fares well with other children and also fares well by himself.
Patrick needs a family that will be consistent and persistent. A family that will recognize his strengths and limitations will be beneficial. He needs a family that will empower his strengths, while nurturing him in a loving manner to recognize and acknowledge his capabilities and personal worth. Patrick's family will embark on aiding him with overcoming issues from his past. He will benefit from supportive services and physical activities. All things being equal, Patrick's forever family will be his bedrock.
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