Entries by Jamie

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Madge #

Girl: 2014 Diagnosis: Hydrocephalus Listed: July 2017 Madge is diagnosed with Hydrocephalus. Madge is immobile and sleeps most of the time. She can hold an adult’s finger and likes listening to music.   The workers feed Madge via a tube but are attempting to feed her with a bottle. Madge needs someone who can show […]

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Karen #

Girl: 2014 Listed: July 2017 Karen loves social interaction and receiving lots of love and attention.  She has several special needs conditions, which include CP, microcephaly, epilepsy and Strabismus. Despite these challenges, she is able to do many things.  She can crawl to get around and walk with assistance.  She also does well playing alone […]

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Sade #

  Girl: 2013 Listed: July 2017 Sade has been diagnosed with Holoprosencephaly and is currently residing in a specialized facility where she received medical care and permanent rehabilitation services. Sade enjoys interacting with adults and will communicate with them by touching their face and laughing when they tease her.  She happily observes other children at […]

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Andy #

Boy: 2013 Listed: 7/5/2017 Diagnosis: premature, seizures Andy is very persistent! He tries to reach for a toy that interests him. He was diagnosed with spastic quadriparesis, Hypotrophy II degree, Epilepsy, Luxation of the left hip, and physical and cognitive developmental delays. He is receiving good care and is monitored by a neurologist. Andy really needs […]

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Stanley and Phyllis #

Siblings: 2009, 2010 Listed: 6/30/2017   Diagnosis: Phyllis- severe mental impairments; Atypical Autism; Severe impairment in behavior. Stanley- Congenital aortic wall stenosis, Cerebral Palsy; Atypical Autism; lower spastic paresis; severe mental delay; impairment in behavior. Phyllis and Stanley live in Eastern Europe together. They are close in age and both suffer from similar disabilities. Phyllis […]

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Angela #

Girl: 2006 Diagnosis: Moderate mental retardation. Spastic cerebral palsy. Congenital hydrocephalus; state after VPA. CP. Spastic quadriparesis in moderate degree with predilection in lower limbs. Vitiligo (leukoderma). She was born prematurely.   She is calm and positive child who likes to participate in group activities. She doesn’t  show aggression and does not isolate.  Angela Attends Special […]

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Beverly #

Girl: 2013 Special needs: Condition after virus – related encephalopathy. Microcephaly. Epilepsy. Internal hydrocephalus and seizures. Atrophy of the optic nerves. Hip dysplasia. Infantile cerebral palsy. Severely delayed neuro-psychological development. Beverly motor development is impaired. She doesn’t turn from back to belly and via versa. She cannot sit independently. Her fine motor skills are severely […]

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Vivianna #

Girl: 2009 Special needs: ROP, Infantile cerebral palsy – severe degree of spastic quadriparesis. Condition after intraventricular hemorrhage, communicating hydrocephalus. Cerebral cysts. Severe mental delay.   Vivianna is able to move around independently for short periods of time in her wheelchair. She shows interest toward shining materials, cords, ties; Although her speech isn’t developed, Vivianna […]

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Antonio #

Boy: 2013 Special needs: prematurity (born in 36 g.w.), intrauterine hypotrophy; born with necrotizing enterocolitis and peritonitis- surgically treated with installation of ileostoma; mild degree of post-ischemic encephalopathy; periventricular leukomalacia; infantile cerebral palsy-mixed form; condition after surgery for necrotizing enterocolitis; protein-calorie malnutrition of 3rd degree; severely delayed physical and neuro-psychological development; severely delayed speech development; […]

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Shay #

Boy: 2016 Down Syndrome Special needs:  Low birth weight. Down syndrome. Congenital cardiac malformation – many VSD – state after surgery treatment. His muscle tone – hypotonic. Good head control. He turns from back to stomach, takes asymmetric elbow support. He has legs’ support corresponding to the calendar age. Catches with palms with left and […]

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Kasey #

boy: 2006 Diagnosis: moderate mental delay; hyperactive behavior; had a traumatic brain injury following an accident. Kasey demonstrates adequate behavior. He respects adults’ authority. He has developed his self-service skills. He keeps a good level of personal hygiene. He strives to keep his clothes and shoes clean and in a good shape. Kasey goes to an […]

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Shiloh #

Girl: 2012 Diagnosis: Congenital hydrocephaly. Microcephaly. Spastic cerebral palsy. Optic nerve atrophy. Convergent concomitant strabismus. Lagging behind in the neuro-psychical development.   Shiloh lives in Eastern Europe. She is completely dependent on an adult for all requirements needed. She doesn’t communicate and does not respond to being communicated with. She is spoon fed which is […]

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Gregory #

Boy: 2012 Diagnosis: Cerebral Palsy Gregory has lived in a home for children needing medical care since he was five months old. He was born prematurely fourth degree.  No hospitalizations have been required since the placement in the Home for medical and social care.  He is now a five-year-old child with diagnosis Cerebral palsy – […]

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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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Marian #

Girl: 2010 Diagnosis: Disorder in psychological development, unspecified. Hypermetropia. Moderate mental retardation. Allergic dermatitis. This sweet   girl resides in the foster family for last 2 years.   In the beginning of her placement into the foster family, she kept herself aside from the children, while now she definitely is looking for children and learning how […]

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Seth and Victor #

Boys: 2007, 2008   Seth and Victor are brothers currently residing together in a foster home.  Seth has a moderate mental and physical delay but is otherwise clinically healthy.  Victor has hypothyroidism but is otherwise healthy and not delayed. *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed […]

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Titus #

Boy:  2015 Titus has a congenital cardiac malformation, specifically an intra pericardial septal defect with volume loading of right cavities.  He has also been diagnosed with atactic cerebral palsy and a moderate mental delay.  Titus enjoys holding toys and reaches for a toy if it is out in front of him.  He is able to […]

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Prudence #

Girl: 2008 Diagnosis: prematurity of 3rd degree; microcephaly; severe mental delay; epilepsy – generalized tonic-clonic seizures; infantile cerebral palsy. Despite her CP diagnosis, Prudence is able to go up and down the stairs and walk independently, albeit her gait is not very stable. She is nonverbal. Prudence does not understand other people’s speech and she […]

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Rowen #

Boy: 2005 Diagnosis: strabismus; mild mental delay Rowen is calm, sociable and affectionate. He is well-accepted and liked by others. He is able to establish friendships and communicates well with the other children in his group. Rowen has a best friend with whom he likes to spend his spare time in joint games and laughter. Rowen […]

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Verity #

Girl: 2004 Special needs: congenital microphthalmia of the left eye; strabismus Verity has well-developed hygiene habits. She eats independently, uses the cutlery adequately and has developed all of her self-service skills. Verity is sociable, friendly, responsive and affectionate. She likes being among other people. She prefers interacting with peers, but she also communicates well with […]

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Nita #

Girl: 2015 Diagnosis: neonatal hepatitis and congenital hypothyroidism; congenital malformities stigmas in the background.   Nita lives in Eastern Europe and is age 1. She was born premature. She was diagnosed with congenital impaired infant with hypothyroidism, neonatal hepatitis with pancytopenia. She stands up alone and can take steps with support. Nita is deeply lagging […]

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Valarie #

Girl: 2015 Listed: 5/2017 Valarie is a sweet little 1-year-old looking for a family. Valarie is allergic to the medication Medaxon, she has a chronic liver insufficiency, atresia of the extrahepatic bile ducts, and liver cirrhosis. She can move and roll over from her back to her stomach. Valarie likes playing with different toys and […]

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Sheldon #

Male: 2004 listed: 5/2017 Sheldon is a happy young 12-year-old.  Sheldon has a bilateral cleft lip and pallet, wide set eyes, misshapen ears, and an additional sensitive special need. . He also has a moderate mental delay. Sheldon is active and energetic child with developed motor functions. Sheldon doesn’t trust other children easily and prefers […]

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Talbert #

 Boy: 2012 Listed 5/2017 Special needs: born to a mother with symptomatic epilepsy acquired following encephalitis, who was on anti-convulsant therapy and had epileptic seizures while pregnant. Talbert was diagnosed with: Mixed specific disorders of the psychological development. Expressive speech disorder. Mild mental delay, with no or minimal disturbance of behavior. Bronchial asthma. Single febrile seizure […]

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Pace #11-45

Boy: 2011 Listed: 5/2017 Diagnosis: Epilepsy, microcephaly, Cerebral Palsy Pace is an adorable, loving 6-year-old boy. He has a deep mental delay with a severe delay in the physical and neuro-physical developments. He also has epilepsy, microcephaly, infantile cerebral palsy, strabismus, and post-hemorrhagic internal and external hydrocephalus. He has no stable support of his body and […]

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Joran #

Male: 2004 Listed: 5/2017 Joran is a happy, loving young boy. He has Infantile cerebral palsy and spastic quadriparesis. He also has epilepsy and a severe mental delay. His motor skills are severely impaired and he cannot walk alone without a supporting equipment. He is extremely sensitive to sounds and touch. When he needs attention, or […]

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Marvin #

Boy: 2014 Listed: 5/2017 Marvin is an adorable, lively little boy. He was born prematurely.  Marvin suffers from Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (a chronic lung disease) and has partial necrosis of fingers 2-4 on his left hand and a total of 5 fingers on his right hand. He also has respiratory distress syndrome and Hyaline membrane disease, […]

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Grayden #

Boy: 2006 Listed: May 2017 Grayden was born prematurely and suffered an intraventricular hemorrhage. His diagnoses include Congenital Cardiac malformation (moderately large inter-chamber cardiac defect), atresia of the duodenum – condition after surgery, moderate mental delay, hypotrophy first-second degree, Iron-insufficiency anemia and lagging in the neuro-psychological development. The child is active, walks alone and takes part […]

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Cole #

Boy: 2015 Listed: 5/2017 Cole is 2 year old sunny boy, he is very sociable and loving who was prematurely born, Delayed neuro-psychological development. Cerebral palsy spastic quadriparesis.  Estropia of the left eye. Horizontal nystagmus  There is no confirmed metabolism disorder.  Receives daily therapy. He sleeps calm but sometimes he wakes up and wants to eat and […]

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Jonas #

Boy: 2011 Listed: May 2017 Special needs: 2nd-degree prematurity; epilepsy; convergent strabismus; esotropia of the left eye; hypermetropia (long-sightedness); mild mental delay; delayed speech development; other pervasive developmental disorders; Jonas is on several medications. Jonas’s motor activity completely corresponds to the expected developmental level for his calendar age.  Although his fine motor skills need to […]

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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: April 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, born: 2004Diagnoses:  Grand Mal seizures; Epilepsy Partialis; brain edema; attachment disorder; Nocturnal Enuresis; learning abilities. Listed: April 2017 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 tasks for […]

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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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Denver #

Boy: 2011 Cerebral Palsy,  reflux, delay in neuro-psychological development Listed: March 2017 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 […]

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Scotty #

Boy: age 2 Diagnosis: Lumbar spina bifida (surgically corrected), grand mal seizures, spastic cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus Listed: March 2017 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 […]

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Maximus #

Boy: 2012 Moderate cognitive and speech delay Listed: March 2017 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 […]

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Clifton #

 Boy: Born 2012 specific disorders of motor function development, Moderate mental delay, ectopic left kidney, strabismus Listed: March 2017 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 […]

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Paddy #

Boy:Born July 2012 Hydrocephalus, Thalassemia, astigmatism Listed: March 2017 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 […]

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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