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Mc43737
Mc43737
Candidate Data:
First Name: 
Eric
Last Name: 
McConniel

Date of Birth:

Age:

07

-

03

-

2011

10

School:

Beech St Elementary School

Grade:

4

Guardian Info:

First Name:

Jessica

Last Name:

Quimby

Address:

31 Lavista St

Manchester

NH 

03103

Guardian/Family Phone:

Guardian/Family Email Address:

603-703-5446

Living Situation:

Other

Currently, Eric is living in foster care with Jessica Quimby.

Financial Situation:

Medicaid:

Yes

Free/Reduced Lunch:

Yes

TANF:

SNAP:

Yes

How many live in the household?

0

How many work and/or provide income to support the household?

0

Household Situation:

Eric has primarily been raised by his mother and his mother's boyfriend who is the father to some of his younger siblings. His biological father lives in Florida and they do not have contact. Recently, Eric has moved into foster care with one of his siblings, while his mother works to regain custody of Eric and 5 siblings of which he is the eldest. Eric is very close with his mother and his siblings.

Organizations / Mentor Programs:

none

Special Assistance:

Eric is in the process of evaluation for special education services. Due to absences, this assessment was delayed. He does receive added support services, primarily in the area of reading.

Health Concerns:

None known

Victim of Sexual Abuse:

none known

Perpetrator of Sexual Abuse:

none known

Victim of Physical Abuse:

None known

Threatening or Aggressive Behavior:

No

Required Physical Restraint:

No

Personality / Social Standing:

Eric is very personable and relates well to most peers and all adults. He is very sensitive to insult or perceived insult but is able to compartmentalize and move on. He advocates for himself fairly well and is eager to please adults who take an active interest in him. He is very forthcoming about his educational challenges and is accepting of support.

Behavioral Patterns:

There are no notable behavior patterns exhibited at school beyond general age appropriate peer engagement.

Remarks:

Eric is a very sweet, sensitive and likeable young man. He is generally very truthful and earnest in his engagement with peers and adults. He is very caring toward his siblings and the separation from his sibling group has been difficult. He does enjoy that his brother lives with him. He is very close with his mother and protective toward her. The family has experienced significant turmoil during at least the past few years, including loss of housing, disengagement from school, truancy from school, parental substance misuse, etc.

Eric struggles with reading academically. He has great auditory comprehension and is a very hard worker. He is adaptive and is able to show pleasure with success. He can be hard on himself at times and in the past has avoided attending school due to academic struggles. Remote learning was largely a failure for him due to lack of in person support. He was not able to manage the organization required to fully engage in remote learning. This led to loss of learning time and delayed special education services. We will be re-examining his eligibility for special education as his attendance and effort has stabilized during the past months.

Eric is an excellent candidate for the Mayhew program. He thrives with positive adult attention and is eager to participate in activities with peers and adults. He will benefit from consistent long term mentorship to support his learning goals and push for his greatest potential.