Entries by Jamie Lentz

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Giada #

Girl: 2007 Listed: 2/2018 Diagnosis: epilepsy – Giada has grand mal seizures (with small seizures (petit mal) or without them), unspecified; congenital malformation syndromes predominantly affecting facial appearance; genetic syndrome – chromosomopathy or monogenic syndrome; facial dysmorphism; psychological and behavioral disorders related to past trauma.  More information is available from the agency for interested parents. Giada […]

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Malory #

girl: 2010 Listed: Jan 2018 Diagnosis: Microcephalous; Moderate mental delays; Speech delay; Behavioral Issues Malory is a beautiful, giggly girl who lives with a foster family in Eastern Europe. With a contagious smile and laughter, Malory runs, climbs and could be described as an active child.  She enjoys the extra attention she receives from her […]

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Archer #

Boy: 2012 Listed: Jan, 2018 Diagnosis: Atypical Autism; Chronic suppurative otitis media; Chronic rhinitis; Reduction of hearing; Delays in psychomotor skills development. Archer is  living in an Eastern European baby home. Short, smiling and calm, Archer’s main diagnosis is atypical childhood autism.  He does not speak, but he pronounces sounds and syllables, and he performs stereotypical movements. Archer […]

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Caryn #

Girl: 2012 Diagnosis: Cerebral Palsy Caryn is a cute  little girl who is living in a baby home in Eastern Europe. Listed: December 2017 Most of the time, Caryn is calm, especially when she is in the playroom. When somebody pays attention to her, she laughs loudly. Caryn totally depends on the care of others. […]

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Allison #

Girl: 2008 Diagnosis: Developmental Delay, Speech Delay Allison is a beautiful, giggly  girl who lives with a foster family in Eastern Europe. Listed: December 2017 Allison is an active child. She runs, jumps, catches a ball with two hands or kicks it with a leg, and climbs and descends stairs with the support of a […]

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Rocky #

Boy: 2011 Listed: November 2017 Rocky is a calm, pleasant  boy who lives in a group home in Eastern Europe. He is attached to his caregivers and responds well to them. Although Rocky was born premature and with low birth weight; cerebral palsy; and speech, motor and cognitive delays, he is making good progress in […]

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Norton #

Boy: 2012 Norton is a boy who lives with a foster family in Eastern Europe. He loves to play with other children and particularly likes to play with musical toys and cars. He also likes to paint using watercolor paints. He manages to play games for a long time, and he likes to help around […]

Vinnie #

Boy: 2009 Vinnie is a very happy little guy who lives in Eastern Europe. He is very social and possesses basic cognitive abilities such as recognizing objects and understanding and performing simple instructions. Vinnie daily routine includes activities that are tailored to his abilities and specific health needs. Vinnie attends kindergarten and works with a resource teacher. […]

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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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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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Abigail #

Girl, 2009 Special needs: moderate mental delay; some evidence of microcephaly; intermittent heterotropia; hyperactive behavior; delayed neuropsychological development; delayed speech development; good physical development; good general health condition; well-developed gross motor skills. Listed: November 2017 Abigail has developed the main self-service skills – she can eat and drink independently. She copes well with the major activities […]

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Aria #

Girl 2007 Special needs: prematurely born in the 28th gestation week, after placental abruption; Infantile cerebral palsy, spastic quadriparesis – severe degree; spastic left side of the body; Glioependymal cyst of the right cerebral hemisphere- condition after surgery; Delayed neuro-psychical development; Severe mental delay; Generalized developmental delay with an active potential to make further progress and […]

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Thomas #

Boy: 2012 Special needs: III degree of prematurity; infantile cerebral palsy; other types of hydrocephalus; hypertrophy of the adenoids; adenoid vegetation III degree; optic nerve atrophy; nystagmus; hemangioma on the right chest; congenital heart malformation – ventricular septal defect and septal defect type foramen ovale /all closed at present/; functional heart murmur; delayed physical development; severe mental delay; Family […]

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Evan #

Boy: 2015 Diagnosis: Hydrocephalus, optic nerve atrophy Evan lives in a baby house in Eastern Europe.  His current diagnoses include: Congenital hydrocephalus – VPS. Horizontal nystagmus. Atrophy of the visual nerve. Moderate muscle hypotonia. Mild mental delay. Delay in the neuro-psychological development. Listed: October 2017 Evan is interested in what is happening around him. He […]

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Ashford #

Boy: 2015 Diagnosis: Microcephaly Listed: September 2017 Ashford enjoys the presence of adults and emotionally expresses himself with laughter, crying and sounds.  He laughs when tickled and smiles when he sees familiar faces.  Ashford is unable to sit, stand, nor does he have head control.  He prefers to be on his stomach.  He does not […]

Vinny #

Boy: 2015 Diagnosis: Infantile Cerebral Palsy – spastic quadric paresis. Muscle hypertonia. Delay in the neuro-psychological development. Hydronephrosis 1st degree Listed: August 2017 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 […]

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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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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). Listed: June 2017 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. […]

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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. Listed: June 2017 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 […]

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Kasey #

boy: 2006 Diagnosis: moderate mental delay; hyperactive behavior; had a traumatic brain injury following an accident. Listed: June 2017 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 […]

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Brogan #

Boy:  2010 Intercranial trauma (surgery done at 11 months for it), mild-moderate delays, seizures. Listed: June 2017 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 […]

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Seth and Victor #

Boys: 2007, 2008  Listed: June 2017 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 […]

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Titus #

Boy:  2015 Listed: June 2017 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 […]

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Prudence #

Girl: 2008 Diagnosis: prematurity of 3rd degree; microcephaly; severe mental delay; epilepsy – generalized tonic-clonic seizures; infantile cerebral palsy. Listed: June 2017 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 […]

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Rowen #

Boy: 2005 Diagnosis: strabismus; mild mental delay Listed: June 2017 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 […]

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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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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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Kessler #

Boy 2008 Listed: April 2017 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 […]

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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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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 […]