Mike is an adorable and lovable little boy who enjoys being around people and receiving attention from adults. Mike is medically needy with global developmental delays. He suffers from cognitive, motor, and visual impairment. Although Mike is visually impaired, he will track movement and respond to light. Mike also has a seizure disorder and he takes medication to minimize seizure activity. His seizure activity has been reduced to once a week.
Mike has a big appetite and enjoys eating. He receives nourishment through a gastronomy tube and some solid food by mouth. Mike communicates all of his needs by crying. He is soothed by listening to music and bouncing or swinging in motion. Mike participates in physical, speech, and occupational therapy.
Mike is not ambulatory and requires a wheelchair for mobility, he has no control of his head, neck or legs. Mike is dependent on others for all of his daily living activities. He will need an adoptive family that has the experience caring for a medically needy child and willing to take a lifelong commitment to his care and development.
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