John is likeable, peaceful and has a great sense of humor. He is approachable and open to caring parental figures. He likes video games, drawing and putting car and airplane models together. John enjoys a good bike ride and socializing with his friends especially girls. He likes sports for recreation but not for competition. John will try any type of food, loves chocolate, and Dr. Pepper. He does well with small children and is helpful and considerate to them. John is able to get along with the other foster boys in the home and interacts better in small groups. John requires guidance and redirection when his behavior is challenging. John is easily distracted and may not learn from previous experience. John does better at home than at school. John does better with a teacher who is very structured and provides him guidance and support. John receives extra assistance at school for academics as well as behavior modification. John will interact well with others who share his passion for his artistic interests and being a part of a family. John will do well with strong parental figures, which are very consistent with house rules and very structured. John needs parents who are firm but very loving, patient, and kind. The family needs to establish a daily routine, be consistent with rules, be physically active and involved in school and community, and have time to teach daily life skills. John needs to be nurtured. He needs to know he is loved, cared for, and is part of a forever family.
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