Sweet Harlan was born in July of 2004. He has been diagnosed with Down syndrome and Attention Deficit Disorder. He does not use speech as means of communication and he has cognitive delays. He needs assistance with basic daily living skills.
Update October 2014: Harlan is nonverbal and his development continues to be significantly delayed, but he can now walk independently.
Update February 2017: Harlan continues to be nonverbal and is more significantly delayed than some of his peers with Down Syndrome. He’s able to wave hello and gets excited about spending time outdoors.
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