Meet Carlin, an adorable little guy radiating calmness and love to everyone around him. Currently thriving in second grade, Carlin has a unique and compelling story that adds to his charm.
While adjusting to social interactions has been a process, Carlin's expressive nature shines through as he easily communicates his desires. With a love for music, Carlin dances to the rhythm, showcasing his joyful spirit. He craves cuddles and touch, finding comfort, especially with his foster parents.
Beyond his bright personality, Carlin has a special fondness for cars, enjoying the thrill of being inside one. Road trips are a joy for him, and his love for the beach adds an extra layer of excitement to family vacations. Despite the challenges associated with Down syndrome and a potential autism diagnosis, Carlin is making incredible strides.
With a growing vocabulary that includes words like "mom," "dad," "water," "ayyaya," and "hey," Carlin's communication skills are blossoming. And he indulges in morning cuddles with his foster parents, starting each day with warmth and love.
Carlin's journey with his current foster family since the age of two months is a testament to the love and care he has received. From mastering the art of walking at four years old to learning to ride a bike, Carlin's milestones showcase his determination and growth.
Now, as Carlin's foster parents age, they express concerns for his future. Consider if Carlin is meant to be a cherished addition to your family, bringing joy, love, and warmth to your home.
Carlin is eligible for a HEROES Adoption Grant! Click here to learn more about this amazing way to offset the cost of adoption, and gain more financial clarity during your adoption journey.
If you're feeling inspired by Carlin's story and want to learn more about the adoption process in Colombia, please fill out this inquiry form. Once completed, a RODS Heroes Adoption Specialist will reach out to you with more information.
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