Diagnosis: Hemophilia A
Joshua’s hemophilia is being managed with replacement therapy. Has well developed motor skills. He walks, runs and goes up/down stairs. His fine motor skills are also well developed. He plays with toys appropriately and can manipulate blocks & puzzles by judging the size and turning them correctly. He knows his colors & can classify items by color and type. He can draw circles and lines and holds a pencil correctly. He feeds himself and can put his shoes on/off independently. He talks & follows verbal directions. He can identify his body parts. He has a good memory and can remember the names of objects after seeing photos of them & having someone tell him the name. He interacts appropriately with children and adults. He follows the rules and expectations of the group.
Additional photos and video available from the agency: In the video, he says his name and age; explain that he had a slice of bread for breakfast but didn’t like it; say what he sees in a picture book and name objects; answer various questions accordingly; point at parts of the body correctly; build with constructor pieces and tell their colors correctly; inlay figures; drink, eat and wash his hands independently; sing and dance.
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.