Entries by Jamie

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Vinny #

Boy: 2015 Diagnosis: Infantile Cerebral Palsy – spastic quadric paresis. Muscle hypertonia. Delay in the neuro-psychological development. Hydronephrosis 1st degree   Vinny is an adorable little boy that is living in an orphanage in Eastern Europe. He has poor muscle tone and active movements. Coordination is poor as well due to walking on his toes […]

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Kelton #11-57

Boy: 2013 Listed: 4/2017 Kelton is very curious and is a happy boy most of the time.  He is unable to walk without aid, but he tries to get around when he sees and interesting toy near him, and will grab and play with a toy for long period of time.  This social boy enjoys […]

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Kelan #

boy: 2004 Listed: April 2017   Diagnoses:  Grand Mal seizures; Epilepsy Partialis; brain edema; attachment disorder; Nocturnal Enuresis; learning abilities.   Kelan is from Eastern Europe.  He was placed in a baby house shortly after birth and is currently residing in a group home for children.  Kelan’s attention is lacking.  He can concentrate on routine […]

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Montgomery #

Boy: 2001   Diagnoses:  Triventricular internal hydrocephalus; evacuation of a hematoma; Posterior fossa arteriovenous malformations (AVM); mild to moderate mental delay. AGES OUT IN JULY 2017!!! Listed: April 2017 A family must file the I-800A Immigration application before his 16th birthday His medical diagnoses include Triventricluar internal hydrocephalus; evacuation of a hematoma; Posterior fossa arteriovenous […]

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Kessler #

Boy 2008 Listed: 4/2/17 Diagnosis:  Infantile cerebral palsy – quadric paresis; Severe to deep mental delay; Delay in the neuro-psychological development. Kessler lived with his birth parents until he was almost 3-years-old when he was placed in an orphanage.  He currently resides in a group home. Kessler can turn from his back to his belly […]

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Locke #

Boy: 2005 Listed: 3/30/2017   Diagnosis:   Speech impairment; Mild mental delay; Disorder of the attachment in the childhood, reactive type.   Locke was with his birth family until he was 8-years-old when he was placed in a home for homeless children and then placed in a group home, where he currently resides. He started holding […]

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Branson #

Branson  Age: 2 Listed: 3/30/2017 Diagnosis: Premature birth, strabismus, reflux, right-sided hemiparesis Branson is from Eastern Europe.  He was born prematurely at 28 weeks and suffered neonatal respiratory distress syndrome, mother-fetal infection, intraventricular hemorrhage IV degree complicated with porencefal cyst 53/23 mm, pneumonia, retinopathy, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Branson has strabismus, is allergic to Augmentin, and […]

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Minerva #

Girl: 2010 Epilepsy, moderate special needs   Minerva is a 6 year old girl looking for a loving home. She enjoys playing by herself but will jump in and play with other children, especially when there is running involved! She has been diagnosed with epilepsy and some moderate special needs, but workers note that they see […]

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Gaston #

Boy: 2010 Diagnoses:  Infantile cerebral palsy – severe spastic quadric paresis; Delays in the neuro-psychological development. Gaston is from Eastern Europe. He was born 20 days prematurely and lived with his birth parents for 2 years and then placed in a baby house.  He is currently placed in a group home.  Gaston’s speech is underdeveloped […]

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Ellery #

 Girl: 2004 Diagnoses:  Spina bifida aperta, infantile cerebral palsy, internal hydrocephaly, mild mental delay and delay in neuro-psychological development Ellery was born with spina bifida aperta (determined to be inoperable and necessitating conservative treatment and placement of a sterile bandage every day), Meningomyelocele lumbosacralils, Rashischisis, infantile cerebral palsy, internal hydrocephaly, hypotrophy, mild mental delay and […]

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Briggs #

Boy: 2004 Diagnoses: short stature; cryptorchidism; familial nanism; mild mental delay. Briggs is short in stature and has been treated with growth hormone.  He often soils his bed at night and is followed by a nephrologist.  He attends a resource center for support of his mental development, unstable behavior and euphoric moods.  Briggs is extremely emotional, […]

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Denver #

Boy: 2011 Cerebral Palsy,  reflux, delay in neuro-psychological development Denver can sit, pull himself up to a standing position with support and makes small steps.  He walks in a walker or when led by his hands by an adult but cannot yet walk independently.  Denver has a small attention span and doesn’t have expressed interests in […]

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Brogan #

Boy:  2010 Intercranial trauma (surgery done at 11 months for it), mild-moderate delays, seizures. Brogan is amiable, friendly, at times is too enthusiastic. He cooperates with others; participates in group activities; He shows that he is proud with his achievements; often searches for the approval of the adults and insist to make things independently. He likes […]

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Scotty #

Boy: age 2 Diagnosis: Lumbar spina bifida (surgically corrected), grand mal seizures, spastic cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus Scotty has little support from his legs.  His head control has improved and he can turn from his back to his belly.  He sits independently by holding on to the bars of his crib and also makes attempts to […]

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Ellwood #

  Boy: Born 2007 Physical and Cognitive delays Ellwood’s  fine motor skills do not correspond with his age, although his gross motor skills are good.  He can stay focused on easy tasks for a short period of time.  Ellwood struggles with memorizing, retaining and reproducing new information. He behaves like a younger child and can […]

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Maximus #

Boy: 2012 Moderate cognitive and speech delay Maximus like to play with musical toys.  He understands his name and reacts when called.  He can point to body parts when asked too.  Maximus is nonverbal, but can point to pictures of familiar objects.  He prefers to interact with adults and shows affection when they are familiar […]

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Clifton #

 Boy: Born 2012 specific disorders of motor function development, Moderate mental delay, ectopic left kidney, strabismus Clifton lives with a foster family.  He loves to listen to music and dance and is always looking for a dancing partner! His foster family is working on him walking longer distances independently.  He is learning how to play […]

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Paddy #

Boy:Born July 2012 Hydrocephalus, Thalassemia, astigmatism Paddy can turn over on his own, and sits independently. He will walk holding hands or using a walker, but does not like to walk over uneven surfaces.  He likes musical toys and has recently started imitating simple actions like a ring stacker.  Paddy likes to interact with familiar […]

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Vada #

Girl: Born 2003 Sarcoidosis — receiving treatment Listed March 2017 Vada has good fine and gross motor skills but displays some cognitive delays.  She works with a resource teacher and likes to study. Art is her favorite subject.  She likes to looks pretty and enjoys having friends.  She has a good connection with familiar adults […]

Patty #5-1

Patty #5-1 Age: 1 Diagnosis: Cerebral Palsy Patty can sit without support. She moves toys from one hand to the other. She demonstrates emotional attachment to specific adults and is shy around strangers. She plays appropriately with toys. She says some words and is also able to imitate sounds. A recent update from Patty’s social worker […]

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Mayson #11-61

Age 2: Diagnosis: Hemophilia B & esophageal atresia Mayson is 2 years old and is living in an orphanage where the doctors and staff work diligently to address his medical needs. He has a gastric feeding tube (G-tube) and this is how he receives all of his nutrition. He walks, says a few simple words, follows simple […]

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