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Meet Cute little Clancy. He was born February of 2016. This boy has been listed with many needs, but please don’t let these define him. It is said he has delayed development, strabismus, had a respiratory tract infection, rickets, right inguinal hernia, mild anemia and short glossodesmus (tongue-tied). Clancy was placed in the SWI August of 2016. He attended preschool to receive education and intervention to the day of this report, January 2018. He was introverted, at the beginning. He did not like to be close to others, and always cried. He adapts to strangers or strange environment slowly. With the intervention progressing and getting close relation, his antipathy gradually disappeared. Now he can put on shoes and stand in queue when we send him to school and take him home; when called he can raise up head quickly and do corresponding reactions. His development is delayed than other children of his age; he can walk alone freely, but slowly; his both heel tendons are a little tightened , when walking he may walk on tiptoe a little; after stretching training he can walk normally at this moment. He likes to play and do activity with other children; and he likes to imitate others. He can understand adults’ simple orders, and he can do simple interactions according to the orders and requests. His language ability develops slowly, and he does not like to speak. He likes to hold hands with teacher to walk and seldom asks for being cuddled. He likes to smile to others, and he has good appetite. He can eat food quickly.
Motor: at the age of 6 months, he can raise head, and could turn his head left and right at prone position; at the age of 8 months, he can sit stably under the teacher’s help; at the age of 12 months, he can sit alone and crawl; at the age of 18 months, he can walk alone, can throw objects, can turn-back walk, can walk backward well. Language: he has delayed language development. At the age of 18 months, he can make sounds of “yiya”; at the age of 2 years, he can speak terms with 1-2 words; at the age of 3 years, he can speak short sentences consisted by 3-5 words. Intelligence: at the age of 18 months, he can reach his hands to grasp after seeing objects, and can focus on his interested things. At the age of 21 months, he can make sounds to tell if he did not feel well, and knew closed people at his side. His learning and comprehensive ability is a little poor, he has fine gross motor, poor fine motor; can understand adults’ orders; can do things according to orders. It would be nice to have a video and update on this sweet boy. Please let us know if you are a serious family for his adoption.
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