Girl, born 2013
Down syndrome, CHD (post-op)
Listed: Dec 2017
Update from 2019: Beatrice has been diagnosed with Down syndrome and post-operative congenital heart disease. Beatrice is learning speech and has made progress. She can say simple phrases and names, such as “hello, teacher” and the names of her friends. Beatrice can express her needs in simple words and she can understand instructions. Her file states that she can walk, go up and down stairs, and climb over fences without assistance. Beatrice’s files states that she is helpful and will assist her teacher in organizing, putting chairs back to their proper place, help other children put on shoes, and sweep with a broom. Her file shows she’s very attentive towards others and will help children get up if they fall while playing.
*** I am eligible for an additional $5,000 Grant! Through June 2020, children with Down syndrome ages 6-9 are eligible for a $5000 Older Child Grant! ***