Welcome to Day 15 of our 90 Day journey to meet Real People with Lives living with the challenges of FASD. Mac needed some younger guys and went searching and found Reuben. He’s a great guy!
MEET REUBEN – Reuben was born premature, suffered cardiac arrest and a brain bleed. He was bathed in alcohol for 7 months while his little body developed. He was critically ill the first 3 months of his life. Reuben is a kind, gentle soul who does not understand the world around him. He struggles with relationships, school and making connections. He is a loving and hopes that he can be all he can be!
HIS STORY – Premature, cardiac arrest, medically fragile for the first year of his life, diagnosed FAS at 16 months.
STRENGTHS – Includes loving heart, willingness to do what needs to be done.
STRUGGLES – full FAS, secondary ASD.
REUBEN’S WISH – To be with his family. He is currently in residential treatment where he is learning about relationships and connections.