Meet Matthew, a special young man who is affectionately referred to as Matty Matt because of his happy go lucky, lovable personality. Matthew is described as a mild-mannered young man with an infectious smile and docile heart. Matthew communicates his needs by using gestures, touch and sounds. He is also able to communicate using The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). Matthew is very energetic and loves to be outdoors. He particularly enjoys playgrounds and amusement parks. His favorite holiday is Independence Day because he loves to watch the fireworks. When indoors, Matthew likes to watch television or educational shows on the iPad.