Quinn is an adorable sweet youth who loves to greet family and friends with a warm hug! She is an extremely observant and inquisitive child. Quinn is a modern-day Picasso who expresses herself through art. She enjoys sketching endearing pictures of herself and others. Her other favorite hobbies include playing, creating with Play-Doh, and observing others cook in the kitchen. Quinn is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Quinn has a history of impulsive behavior and benefits from special attention. She understands a lot of what is being said to her, but she has trouble communicating back with you verbally. Quinn knows some sign language and prefers to communicate this way whenever possible. She thrives in an environment where she feels safe with a support system that is attentive and understanding when she is communicating. Quinn enjoys animals and movies. She is very curious about her surroundings and likes to explore. Quinn can seem like she is in her own world often, but she is observing and understanding a lot of what is going on around her.
A family who speaks sign language will be an ideal fit for Quinn. She will benefit from a family who has at least one full-time stay-at-home parent. Quinn does best when her routine is a little on the more structured side and works better with people whom she has built a rapport with. She does excellent with other children, ideally, she would be the youngest child in the home. With the proper structure and attention to her needs, Quinn can fit well in a sibling group. She enjoys family bonding time, even if it is just watching a movie or eating with the family. Quinn knows when she is loved by her caregivers and will respond to that through her actions. She does well with pets but does better with calm pets.