|Last Profile Update:||08/03/18|
Marquis is a smart and fearless little guy who charms everyone he meets. Cute little dimples and an air of confidence make all who know him smile and laugh. A lover of all things Mickey Mouse and Minions, reading Marquis a book about either is the perfect combination of favorite things. He loves to listen to stories; he engages in reading-like behaviors with books. Interactive toys with lights and sounds are also favorites. He is a natural explorer and is very busy. Caregivers share that he loves playing in water.
Marquis is diagnosed with severe autism with apraxia. He is engaged in services both at school and home and learns best in a quiet environment. Although he is non-verbal; he is starting to vocalize and use gestures to express himself. He is also beginning to learn PECS (Picture Exchange Communication) to aid in his ability to communicate. Marquis would blossom in a two-parent family where he is an only child or the youngest by many years.