Entries by Michelle Zoromski

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Wayde

Boy, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital heart defect Wayde’s file indicates that he is a shy young boy who doesn’t like his picture taken. So much so, that he will cover his face if he see’s a camera. His file states that he had difficulty walking at first, but now he can. His file […]

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Zelda

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Zelda’s file says she is an active young girl, who is extroverted, and has a ready smile. Zelda’s file indicates that she likes to play with others, watch TV, and listen to music. According to her file, she has normal motor function; she can sit, crawl, stand steadily alone, […]

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Keven

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Keven’s caretakers describe him as friendly, playful and affectionate. His file states a diagnosis of Down’s syndrome. According to his last report in April of 2018, Keven is attending Kindergarten and loves it! He listens to his teacher, follows directions and always pushes in his chair when he leaves […]

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Aubrey

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital heart defect Aubrey’s caregivers say that she is a quiet girl with a clear mind and has shown good responses to stimulus. Her file states that she has a good appetite and sleeps well during the night. Her most recent information indicated she can sit up, and crawls […]

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Tasha Sue

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defects- VSD and PFO (post-op) Tasha is a sweetheart!  Tasha is described by her caretakers as clean and tidy. She likes cuddling with her caretaker and will always respond to the sound source when called. She likes to snuggle in for a hug when she falls down […]

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Jim

Boy, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect – PFO Jim is a precious little boy with the best smile!  He has been hospitalized for pneumonia and a femoral fracture in the past. Jimmy’s motor development is delayed. As of October of 2018, he could not sit, crawl, or walk independently. He does like to […]

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Clementine

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome Clementine loves greeting people! Sweet Clementine is always ready to say hello with a big smile to new arrivals. Clementine was born with Down syndrome and is delayed in all areas. Physically her skills are quite good and she has good strength. She was sitting independently, standing with something […]

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Livi

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome Livi is a cuddler! Livi is a smiley little girl who is loves people. She is quick to grab her caregiver’s attention with her big smiles and happy babbles. Livi was born with Down syndrome and is typical for her need, is delayed in all areas of her development. […]

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Shaw Finn

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome and congenital heart defects- ASD and PFO. Shaw is a precious little boy!  In June of 2016, he underwent surgery to repair his ASD. Shaw came into care at the approximate age of one. At that time, he could stand and walk against the rails, and could not speak. […]

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Journey

Girl, born in 2013 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect- PDA Journey is a beautiful little girl with a warm smile! Journey is not a picky eater and can feed herself, but won’t necessarily eat as much as she should so she does get some help to make sure she is eating enough to fill […]

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Xenah

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome, congenital hypothyroidism One-and-half-year-old Xenah is extroverted, active, and has a ready smile. Xenah’s report in 2018 says she can hold her head well, can turn her head to follow moving objects, and will look at her caretaker when they talk to her. Her report also indicates her favorite activities are […]

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Willes

Boy, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome, low birth weight Willes is a quiet and loving baby boy who is 1 year and 5 months old. Willes was found abandoned when he was one month old and now lives in an orphanage in a large Asian country. His last report was from December 2017, when he […]

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Stella

Girl, born 2010 Down syndrome Listed: August 3, 2016 VIDEO:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSDRmbGeQds From a family who met her in Feb 2019: I think she is developmentally delayed and seems to be somewhat lost in her own world. She does smile when tickled, held my hands to play a game rowing back and forth, and she giggled when […]

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ERIN for the Heckert family — OH

The Heckerts: Ryan, Sara, Layna, Luke, Ava… and… coming Summer 2019 – “Erin”, who will soon be named Anna! Ryan and Sara are humbled and grateful to be growing their family through adoption once again! With Ryan’s career work in the disability field and Sara’s family members with disabilities, plus her professional experience, they feel […]

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Cindy

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome, CHD Darling Cindy was born June 2013 with Down syndrome, CHD, and a left wrist deformity. She loves to play hide and seek, and when her caretakers play with her, she is said to laugh loudly and smile. *** I am eligible for an additional $5,000 Grant!  Through June 30, 2019, […]

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Hazel Mae

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome Listed: Jan 2019 Hazel is an adorable little doll! She has been a part of a foster family and enrolled in a sponsored school called the Grandma program. She is able to go up and down stairs by herself, skip and stand on one foot. She can draw lines, […]

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Sabrina

Girl, born 2016 sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system epilepsy unspecified other ill-defined heart disease optic atrophy; myopia; strabismus delayed development following protein-energy malnutrition chronic tubulo-interstitial nephritis unspecified  

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Shaw

Boy, born 2008 Cerebral palsy Spastic lower Paraparesis Listed: Jan 2018 From a family who met him Nov 2018: Shaw is a very loving boy who desperately wants a family. He hugged us repeatedly asking, “Mama, America? Papa, America?” He speaks well, enjoys painting, and can walk with some need for support. He sweetly pushes […]

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Quincey

Boy, born 2011 Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system severe motor impairment spastic tetraparesis From a family who met him Nov 2018: Quincey is one of the most darling, endearing boys we have ever met. He is pure joy and just exudes love and affection. His little giggle is contagious. He begged us […]

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Chloe Joy

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome Chloe is a beautiful little girl! Chloe’s caregivers describe her as a quiet and cooperative baby who enjoys being held and talked to. They state that she likes calm activities like listening to music and taking naps. According to her last report from November 2017, Chloe had good head […]

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Jamila

Girl, born 2011 Listed: Jan 2019 Jamila is listed as having microcephaly as well as hemiplegia on the left side of her body. She is a vibrant little girl who is full of life and loves being around others. She is active and loves to go on walks around the neighborhood, jump on the trampoline, […]

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Noah

Boy, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome, CHD Noah is a happy and active little boy, who is just turning 4 years old! Noah was born with Down syndrome and a heart condition, which he had surgery for shortly after arriving at his orphanage. The surgery was successful, and he made a lot of progress as […]

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Sam

Boy, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome Sam is a shy child with a quick smile who gets along well with the other children. He enjoys playing with balls and swinging, and he likes to play hide and seek. Sam may be a budding musician; he’s shown a keen interest in the electric piano and laughs […]

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Rhiannon

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome, CHD (Congenital heart defect) An update from 2016: Rhiannon is a quiet, tiny girl, who appears quite small for her age, and very thin. She has a heart condition, which she has not had surgery for. The nannies say she eats a normal amount, so they are not sure […]

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Landon

Boy, born 2013 PRC Blind Landon is an amazing boy who came to a special home for the Blind in December of 2016. Landon had made so much progress with consistent love and care, but he was recalled to his orphanage this past December. When his nanny took him back to his orphanage, they told […]

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Grant for EE# Children

Beginning January 2019, children listed in our Eastern European # (EE#) program are eligible for a $2000 grant when they have an approved family commit to them. The children who are eligible for this grant will all have a # in the title of their profile (after their name). Checks can be mailed to: Reece’s […]

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Kristy

Girl, born April 2012 Cerebral palsy Listed: Dec 2018 Kristy is a cheerful and lovable little girl. She has a deep connection to her caregiver and her face lights up with joy when her caregiver is around. Kristy enjoys snuggling and working on walking using either her walker or the parallel bars with her teacher. […]

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Grant for EE4 Children

Beginning January 2019, children listed in our Eastern European 4 (EE4) program are eligible for a $2000 grant when they have an approved family commit to them. For a list of children who are eligible for these grant funds:  Children listed in EE4 Checks can be mailed to: Reece’s Rainbow PO Box 146 Combined Locks, […]

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Erica

Girl, born 2009 PRC Down Syndrome, postoperative congenital heart disease, brain dysplasia Listed: Dec 2018 Update (age 7):  Sweet Erica is as cute as can be!  Erica is a cheerful girl who loves to play – she plays well with other kiddos, but she is just as content playing on her own with some building […]

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Marcel

Boy, born 2012 PRC Down Syndrome, delayed motor development From March 2013:   Under the patient care and training, Marcel has more communication with others and the outside world, and he is interested in some toys. Sometimes when he is doing activity on the cushion, he will reach toys on the shelf when lying on back, […]

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Humphrey

Boy, born 2012 PRC Down Syndrome, Congenital heart defect Listed: Dec 2018 From July 2014:  Humphrey is active and likes crowed places; he is obstinate and must do things he wants to do; when in our institute, the caretaker who is liked by him took care of him; in foster family, foster parents take care […]

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Kraig

Boy, born 2012 PRC Down Syndrome, congenital left cleft lip/cleft palate, and postoperative repair of congenital heart disease Kraig’s file was prepared in October 2016, when he was four. He is described as an introverted child who will also smile sweetly to his caregiver. He will play with other children, but cries loudly if they […]

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Joseph Lee

Boy, born 2005 PRC Down syndrome URGENT! AGING OUT!! Joseph came into care at about nine years of age. He is currently 13 years old. Joseph has just five months to find his family and for his family to adopt him before it’s forever too late.  He needs to be adopted by May 2019. At […]

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KENNA

Girl, born 2017 Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system Other hydrocephalus Localization-related (focal)(partial) symptomatic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes with complex partial seizures Optic atrophy Nystagmus and other irregular eye movements Atrial septal defect  

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Vincent and Wade & Siblings

Boy, born 2014 Disorder of brain, unspecified Protein-energy malnutrition of moderate degree boy, born 2016 Disorder of brain, unspecified Total of 6 siblings: the other 4 siblings are 14 (a boy), 12 (a girl), 10 (a girl) and 8 (a boy). These children become available for international adoption in summer 2019

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Nannette and Pamela

Girls, born 2013 and 2014 Both girls have diagnosis: Other disorders of nervous system in diseases classified elsewhere Wonderful children! The girls will be available in summer 2019  

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Sloane

Girl, born 2014 spina bifida; hydrocephalus; congenital malformation of the central nervous system; congenital hip dislocation; convergent squint Listed: July 26, 2016 $73.00 has been donated towards the cost of my adoption

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Gracyn

Girl, born 2014 lumbar spina bifida with hydrocephalus mild intellectual disabilities Congenital talipes calcaneovarus (clubbed feet) Congenital dislocation of hip, bilateral Optic atrophy Abnormal results of cardiovascular function studies She needs out asap! They cannot keep her in the baby orphanage longer. She faces transferring to institution soon! $505.88 has been donated towards the cost of […]

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Kipp

Boy, born 2004 updated medical Dec 18: spina bifida with tethered cord Kipp is a sweet, caring, helpful, and active 14-year-old boy. He has a willingness to help others and enjoys having attention from anyone. When one of our volunteers met him, he grabbed her hand and led her to see his artwork. Listed: Dec […]

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Abraham

DOB March 2015 VSD 2mm (closing on its own, no surgical intervention required), underdeveloped optic nerve in left eye, hypospadias, respiratory problems. His visual impairment is minor and largely does not affect his day to day life, although his depth perception is slightly off. Listed: Dec 2018 Abraham is a very active and joyful child. […]

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Orion

Boy, born 2014 Other disorders of nervous system, not elsewhere classified Congenital malformations of aortic and mitral valves Mental retardation He has a 15-year old brother and 8-year old sister, we do not have any info on them currently.  

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RONALD for the Adair family — MN

Jacob and Rebecca Adair are an amazing couple who have great, open communication and who know each other extremely well. Rebecca is a kind and caring wife and mother. She grew up the second youngest of eight children and has always loved being part of a large family. She inherited her mother’s heart, full of […]

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Heath

Boy, born 2017 Down syndrome Disorder of brain, unspecified Congenital heart defect (Patent ductus arteriosus, Atrial septal defect)    

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Josie

Girl, born 2015 Spina bifida and hydrocephalus Listed: Nov 2018 VP shunt is placed and endoscopic third ventriculostomy (EVT) was completed in July 2018 . She has a mild form of bilateral clubfoot that has made great progress with serial casting and daily AFO usage. The orthopedist does not believe that surgical intervention will be […]

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