Logan is a 14-year-old male with severe and multiple impairments. Logan has been diagnosed with the following: Mosaic Downs Syndrome, Hyperthyroidism, Reactive Airway Disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Tracheostomy Dependence, Cortication of Aorta, Scoliosis, Physical Mobility Impairment, Developmental Delays, and Cerebral Palsy. He is nonverbal and unable to move on his own. He requires the use of a wheelchair or walker.
Logan is completely dependent on others for his care and daily needs. He qualifies for nursing care in the home. He is fed every three hours via G-tube during the day with a special mix of formula to meet his dietary needs. Logan has seizures that are not controlled by medication.
Logan attends a school for child with severe developmental disabilities five days a week. He receives speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy at school.
Logan is described as “generally happy, loves attention, loves when others play near close to him and read books to him”. Logan enjoys watching cartoons, listening to music, and watching his foster brothers play near him. He enjoys the company of others.
Adoptive parents for Logan must understand his medical needs and diagnoses. Adoptive parents must be trained on all of Logan’s medical equipment. His parents must be willing to advocate for his current and future needs that may arise. Adoptive parents must be willing to have nursing care in their home, have a home that is wheelchair accessible, and must not smoke. An adoptive parent for Logan must understand that Logan is completely dependent on his caregivers to have his needs met. He will require lifelong care and assistance.
If you are interested in adopting Logan, please contact Jen Fedewa at firstname.lastname@example.org or 616-774-4627.