MEET TIMOTHY – Timothy is a sweet, funny, friendly 9-year-old boy with a passion for Elves, Halloween, Video Games, Squirrels and his Teddy Bear. He loves parties and thinks up any possible excuse to throw one. (We recently had a wedding for his stuffed animals complete with guests, music, food and decorations.) Timothy has a very active imagination and clever mind which is often hidden by his processing delays and speech difficulties. Timothy loves making things – especially Scooby Doo style traps which he hopes to catch a real live elf in one day.
STRENGTHS – Timothy’s biggest strength is his creative and curious mind. His kind and generous personality is his second. He loves to help others. He learns easily through doing.
STRUGGLES – Timothy’s biggest struggle is his processing delay. He is the classic 10 second kid in a 1 second world. Abstract concepts like money and time are difficult for him since he is a very hands-on concrete thinker. He also struggles with sensory issues and craves more sensory input than most people.
WISH – Timothy really wishes people would just slow down and give him time to think, respond and really participate in the world.