Ray from Pennsylvania
Ray is a fun, intelligent, and likeable young man. He enjoys the outdoors and can be found playing football, basketball, and lacrosse. Ray is very innovative and really enjoys working with his hands and building things. He has expressed a desire to do home improvement when he gets older. Ray states he enjoys watching ?house flipping' shows and wants to pursue doing this in the future. Ray does well in school and enjoys all his classes with history being his favorite. Ray has learned many different coping skills to help with some of his social challenges. He states that being left alone to calm down is the best coping skill he has found to help with his anger at times. Ray is able to build meaningful relationships with people he can trust. He does well in an environment that has clear expectations and guidelines. Ray interacts well with other children but prefers to be around children older than himself. Ray would like to continue to have a relationship with his six siblings. Ray is not yet legally free for adoption, however when a permanent resource is identified the county will enact final steps to terminate parental rights.