Name: Shakira

Case Number: 2448

Date of Birth: 2003

Gender: Girl

State: Texas

Additional Information: Shakira is a sweet, friendly, polite, and affectionate girl. She is playful and enjoys going to the park and swimming. Shakira usually does better playing alone. She enjoys playing with dolls and imaginary friends. Shakira has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Shakira is receiving speech, occupational, and physical therapy through the school. Support services are also provided through the school. She currently attends life skills classes. Shakira will benefit from a family experienced with parenting children with special needs. She needs a nurturing, loving home with parents who will patiently redirect her as needed and also provide a structured, predictable routine.