Teogenes or better referred to as Teo continues to make incredible growth. He is still a Teddy Bear to his caregivers and others who know him. When you think about resilience; he is the best example there is. He has proven to be a fighter and will win your heart over when you meet him. It is fascinating to watch Teo’s growth and progress. Teo enjoys interaction and loves to be soothed with soft touch. He is such a patient little boy, that he will only cry when he is sick. He LOVES school and the sound of other children; however he does have a startle reflex, so the best environment for him would be a nice quiet home. His smiles and even toned personality will win you over. He faces daily challenges with a bright smile on his face. Among the things that he enjoys is soft music, attention, and people in general. Teo really enjoys cuddle time and he is easily soothed. Teo was born in January of 2011 and is of Latino descent.
Teo is dealing with the aftermaths of the traumatic experiences that he suffered before coming to the foster care system. He is diagnosed with Subdural Hematoma, Traumatic Brain injury, Retinal Hemorrhage of both eyes, Battered Child Syndrome, Hemiparesis, Seizure disorder (well controlled), Encephalomalacia with Cerebral Infarction and Cerebral Palsy. He is currently feeding through a g-tube only. Teo has a hx of fractures that are now healed. He has limited mobility but is receiving physical and occupational therapy. He also benefits from the Regional Center Services.
Can your heart feel the need to nurture and protect Teo, and give him a forever home? Could you provide unconditional love and patience?
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