Diagnoses: short stature; cryptorchidism; familial nanism; mild mental delay.
Briggs is short in stature and has been treated with growth hormone. He often soils his bed at night and is followed by a nephrologist. He attends a resource center for support of his mental development, unstable behavior and euphoric moods. Briggs is extremely emotional, radiant and smiles a lot. He is lagging in neuro-psychological and physical development. Briggs attends kindergarten and tries to adapt to the life of the group but usually does not seek the company of other children preferring to play by himself. He has a good memory and uses it to learn texts with ease but without learning the meaning. His attention is not stable. He abides by the rules and does not exhibit aggression. Briggs speaks well however his vocabulary is poor. He is very interested in music and has developed a sense of rhythm, sings with pleasure and can repeat the melodies of different musical pieces. Briggs gross motor skills are well developed however, his fine motor skills are poor with regard to his fingers and hands.
Because we only have this child’s file for a short time, he will not be able to receive donations until a family is found for him.
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