technology. He is inquisitive during educational trips and is an active participant in physical play. Waylon’s reading skills are
good, he is able to narrate and read a text, answer questions, observe, and analyze. He attends wrestling, science, drama and
sports clubs. In his free time, he plays basketball, and football, cycles, draws, does needlework, plays computer games,
and watches TikTok or films. He has several friends with whom he spends his free time.
Waylon tries to follow rules but has difficulty following rules during lessons and concentrating on tasks. He sometimes
struggles to control his behavior and emotions. When angry, he behaves impulsively and uses verbal aggression. Seeks
leadership positions sometimes overestimating his own strength. He can become angry when he loses an activity and then
refuses to continue.
At first contact, the impression is that he is shy and withdrawn. After familiarizing himself with his
surroundings in a group of other children, he becomes bold and eager to make an impression. Waylon is able to make friends
with other children, but is not always able to maintain them for long periods of time. Relationships with staff are generally
warm, friendly and respectful. He is willing to interact, spontaneously develops a conversation and initiates conversations
on topics of interest to him. Can distinguish, understand and relate emotions (sadness, anger, happiness, joy) to personal
experience, although more often suppresses them and then acts them out on impulse. He lacks emotional self-regulation
skills and sometimes has complex emotional experiences (loneliness, insecurity, anger, hopes and dreams about family
life). Waylon is helpful, inquisitive, polite, generous, loves animals and likes to joke. He has age-appropriate decision-making
skills, problem-solving skills. He has some signs of inappropriate behavior (swearing, insulting other children, not always
responding to comments, etc.) due to being around older children. Waylon has been receiving psychological counselling
since 2019. His caregivers say that it is likely that his mental health will improve significantly if he is provided with a
safe, affectionate family environment.