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Date of Birth:
161 Salmon Falls Road
Guardian/Family Email Address:
Mother with husband
How many live in the household?
How many work and/or provide income to support the household?
Current situation is that Ryan lives with a caring step dad, devoted mother and younger brother. He has a lot of trauma from biological father going on to have more children he does not know and not having any role or interest in his life now. His younger brother drives him crazy and he feels he can't retaliate as his brother is only about 4. Ryan can show a strong sense of 'right' and 'wrong' some of the time.
Organizations / Mentor Programs:
On wait list for Big Brother.....we know how long that is....
Yes. Ryan has an IEP for emotional reasons. His behavior has been significantly better this year, but there is still a lot of pain. He sees me weekly for counseling as an IEP service, and his case manager about behavioral choices. Academically, he does well.
Victim of Sexual Abuse:
Perpetrator of Sexual Abuse:
Victim of Physical Abuse:
Threatening or Aggressive Behavior:
Some threatening behavior, last incident in October. He tends to be on the 'street smart' side.
Required Physical Restraint:
Personality / Social Standing:
Ryan is a really engaging boy and a leader. He could be a positive leader, given some strong supports. Since we got back three weeks ago from remote learning he has not had any major behavior issues. Other kids like him. He is pretty confident. That street wise side of him can be a little off putting to peers at times.
Ryan is finally starting to really share both at home and at school with trusted adults how disappointed and hurt he is by his biological father's behavior. He seems to want to do the right thing, just gets annoyed with some of the other kids and then makes threatening statements, or shows bravado- "I have a gun, and I could shoot you." He has a lengthy history from before he moved here beginning of third grade of physical aggression, threats, inappropriate language to peers, and disruptive behavior. . He also was the leader in a boyfriend -girlfriend situation last year that was too much for third graders. He is very interesting, talks well with adults and is a likeable kid overall.
Ryan needs more positive and learning to share. He needs a chance to harness his charisma and confidence that will allow him to be a positive leader. He is bright and capable of a lot, but it is concerning how he can slide into negative behaviors and that tough guy presentation. He is at a good age- and I think a good place as far as having potential to turn this around. His stepfather has a friend who went to Mayhew as a boy and said it changed his life. She is really hopeful that Ryan can get in.