Herald is an energetic 12 year old with a bubbly personality. He enjoys being active. His favorite activities include running, walking, and playing in the water. Herald can best be described at this time as functioning in the range of a nonverbal two year old child in most areas of development. He is limited in communication skills, but he is able to articulate his wants and desires using hand and body movements, and he knows simple sign language. He also smiles, giggles, and makes sounds to communicate his likes and dislikes. Herald responds well to directions and is obedient. Herald is able to eat with a spoon, fork, and with his hands. Herald would love to live in a routine environment, but he is capable of slowly adjusting to new situations.
If you would like more information about Herald, please contact Jwana Massey at 979-549-8003 or Jwana.Massey@dfps.state.tx.us