Entries by Michelle Zoromski

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Melanie

Girl, born 2008 Intellectual disability. No spasticity. She walks independently but her gait is a bit weak. Social, interactive, beautiful, engaging, loveable child with a sense of humor who loves to laugh. She can feed herself. She has good receptive language in her native language, but is non-verbal. She can imitate some sounds. Enjoys playing […]

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Luna

Girl, age 8 CO-4 Blind Listed: April 2018 Super sweet Luna reads and writes in Braille, and uses an abacus for math. She is described as resilient and extroverted! She loves to swim, play music and sing. Luna wants to be a lawyer when she grows up. Luna wants a family where she can be […]

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Owen

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Owen is a smiley, energetic and intelligent 2 ½ old little boy.  Owen has a good appetite and loves bath time. He is very active, he loves to walk and run.  Owen enjoys playing with colorful toys such as dolls and toy cars, as well as with the other children and […]

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Aiden, Ainsley, and Aimee L18

Siblings born, summer 2003, summer 2005, and fall 2008 Aiden has blue eyes and dark brown hair. He graduated 6th grade this year, learns after a regular school program. His results at school are average, he has some difficulties, but he can learn the required. The boy is interested in sports – he likes to […]

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Kristal

Girl, 12 years old blind CO-4 Listed: April 2018 Kristal is learning braille, and wants to be a musician. She also likes science. She’s said to be peaceful, organized, and pays attention to details. She would really like to have siblings. *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a […]

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Grayson

Boy, born 2008 PRC Congenital heart defects (including single ventricle, double outlet right ventricle, pulmonary artery stenosis, VSD, ASD); He has had three surgeries Heart Warrior Grayson is a handsome 10-year-old boy who is said to be positive, active, smart, respectful, and loving. He enjoys sliding and riding the wooden horse out in the playground. […]

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Margaret

Girl, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome, nystagmus, congenital heart defects (PFO and ASD) Margaret is a sweet baby girl, born July of 2016, with a gentle disposition and a ready smile. She is closest to the caretaker in her room and her caretaker would add that she is active and lovely. Margaret likes listening to […]

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Elinor

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, esotropia Elinor is as cute as a button!! Elinor’s caretakers say she is cheerful, active, curious, friendly, and that she has a warm personality. She is well-liked by all of her caretakers and the other children. Elinor is working hard to learn how to do things on her own, […]

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Marshall

Boy, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome Marshall is an absolutely adorable little boy! He has the most beautiful smile and he loves to be cuddled. Marshall will shyly look at strangers when he is being held. He can hold a pencil and write lines on paper. He will point out pictures in books and turn […]

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Sawyer

Boy, born 2005 PRC Down syndrome Sawyer is a sweet boy, born in January of 2005 with down syndrome.  Sawyer’s file is brand new and it’s great he finally was made file ready so he can be adopted, but he is now own to just 9 months to find a family and for them to […]

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Oliver

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Oliver is too cute for words!  Oliver is described by his caretakers as extroverted, active, curious, and adorable! All of Oliver’s nannies like him a lot and have nicknamed him ‘Hao Hao.’ Oliver loves to be outside and he is extra happy when it’s sunny, as he likes to […]

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Shelby Mae

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome Shelby loves to dance! Outgoing Shelby is always ready for fun! She’s always ready to join in games or music classes. Shelby was born with Down syndrome so she’s a little behind her peers in development. Shelby can run, climb stairs, and copy simple drawings. Her biggest areas of […]

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Summer

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Summer has a mischievous glint in her eye! Outgoing Summer is tons of fun. She is an active little girl who is walking independently and climbing on things with a mischievous little grin! She loves cuddling and playing games with her caregivers. Summer was born with Down syndrome. Her […]

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BO for the Wingfield family — TX

Jared and Debbie have been married for 20 years and in that time they have grown their family in a very exceptional way. They both knew they wanted to have a large family, but through multiple IVF cycles, IUI’s, and miscarriages were still unable to have the large family they wanted. These challenges brought them […]

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Cooper

Boy, born 2008 mixed developmental disorders cardiopathy phymosis right cryptochidism From a family who met him Jan 2017: This sweet boy is 8 years old but has some big set backs. He weights probably 35 lbs and size 5T falls off of him. He was being hosted and it did not work out. They were […]

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Olivia

Girl, born 2013 PRC Microphthalmia, delays Olivia is an energetic, smiley, and beautiful little girl who likes listening to music and playing outside. She is especially close to her caregivers and loves to be cuddled and tickled by them. Olivia is diagnosed as having microphthalmia, which means that both of her eyes are very small […]

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Xena

Girl, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Xena will be two-years-old this spring. She is known as a girl with a sweet personality, rarely crying. She likes to play in her bed with toys that make noise, listen to music and being near caregivers while holding their hands. Xena can bang two blocks together, understand when […]

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Axel

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Axel is an adorable little boy!  Axel is able to sit on his own and reach out for toys. He likes listening to music and will sometimes clap or nod along with the rhythm. In February of 2016, he entered a foster family on the orphanage grounds. Axel is […]

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Mary

Girl, born 2008 PRC Down syndrome Mary is a beautiful little girl, born in July of 2008. She is described as sunny and is said to enjoy singing, dancing, playing games, and building with toy blocks. She can say some simple words, such as “thank you, teacher,” “aunt,” “Good morning!” and “I want to eat […]

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Larsen

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Larsen is a cutie pie, born with down syndrome in July of 2014. Larsen was put into a foster family in December of 2015. He is a good sleeper and has a good appetite and is not a picky eater. He has a pretty good understand of what people […]

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Luca

Boy, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome It’s not every day we see babies this young made available for adoption! Luca is blessed to have a file and it is our hope that his family will see him soon so he can get home while he’s still quite young. Precious Luca loves his bottle of milk, […]

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Julie

Girl, DOB listed as 2005 Hydrocephalus – undergone surgery. Julie’s age was estimated and appears to be incorrect; she is thought to be around 9 years old. Julie is funny and sassy. She is a friendly child and always greets visitors with a big smile and waves them over to say hello. She has good […]

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Hugo

Boy, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Hugo = HAPPINESS! This precious little pumpkin!  By age one, Hugo was rolling over and sitting up with some support, but not yet crawling. If he wanted a toy, he would roll and roll until he got to it. When someone he likes interacts with him, Hugo makes happy […]

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MOLLY for the Hilton Family — UT

Cassidy and Amanda have always had a special place in their hearts for adoptive families, and have discussed “what could be” since they were dating. they’ve always marveled at the idea of providing love, structure, safety and opportunity for a child whose story may not have involved these precious and sacred things. When they were […]

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Brady

Boy, born 2007 PRC Epilepsy, mental retardation, and Tuberous Sclerosis. Brady is a sweet young man that one of our Reece’s Rainbow families met when they traveled to bring their daughter home that won their hearts and they desperately want him to find his family. Brady will be 11 years old this summer (2018). He […]

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Matching Grant Fundraiser

When $10,000 is raised for the Older Other Angels grant fund, another $10,000 will be donated by a generous, anonymous donor!  This fundraiser is spearheaded by an amazing, dedicated advocate — and we are so grateful for the support and attention to these older, waiting children. Checks can be mailed (please include “Older Child Grant […]

Mikey’s 3rd Birthday

The month of March is exciting for more than one reason for the Snyder family! We celebrate two of our favorite things this month. The 21st is Down syndrome awareness day and the 28th is Mikey’s 3rd birthday! We wouldn’t be celebrating either of these things if it weren’t for our favorite fella. Jake and […]

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Griffin’s Run: Dash for Down syndrome

  Our Family will be hosting the 5th annual Griffin’s Run: Dash for Down Syndrome on March 24, 2018 – the walk/run will be 3.21 miles. This walk is held to help raise awareness for Down syndrome and to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. It will begin in the open grassy area on the 200 block of Delta […]

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Olivia

Girl, born 2007 HIV positive, on antiretroviral treatment. The virus is well-controlled. She has a CD4 count of 742 on 3 Sept 2017 and her viral load is less than detectable as of Jan 2017. She takes abacavir lamivudine and nevirapine twice daily. Olivia is endearing, imaginative, creative, silly, likes to make people laugh, and […]

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Sara

Girl, born 2004 HIV+, has appointments monthly at a government ART center. CD4 count is 750. Viral load is undetectable as of Feb 2018.  She started ARTs in Dec 2016. She looked very sickly when she arrived at SCH, as she hadn’t started ARTs yet, but now her face has filled out and she looks healthier. […]

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Tricia

Girl, born 2007 Seizure disorder, intellectual delay Tricia has a seizure disorder for which she is on medication. She is now seizure free. She also has intellectual delay. She can speak in short sentences in her native languate and uses some words in English. Her speech is somewhat slurred and she has difficulty with social […]

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Ronald

Boy, born 2014 Brain affection of unspecified etiology, congenital multiple arthrogryposis, Jarcho-Levin syndrome, Freeman-Sheldon syndrome Listed: Oct 5, 2014 From a family who met him:  This little man needs a family! He is sweet, soft spoken, and gentle and would make an awesome addition to any family … He needs a family and medical so […]

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Lucille

Girl, born 2003 Developmental delays Mental delays Cerebral palsy Malnourishment *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant ***

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Mayson

Boy, born 2008 PRC Down syndrome Mason, born April of 2008, has an infectious smile! Mason can walk and can go up and down stairs independently. He likes playing on the slide, riding the wood horse on the playground, and chasing and playing with other children. Mason can use a spoon to eat and a […]

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Lyla

Girl, born 2008 PRC Down syndrome Lyla likes to smile at familiar people. Lyla’s caretakers describe her as shy and well-mannered. She can walk, get out of her bed, find her bed, and get in her bed on her own. She can drink water out of a bottle, grasp biscuits, and use a spoon to […]

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Clara

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Clara is ready to play dress up! Clara is a ray of sunshine in her orphanage. She is a cheerful little girl who is quick to smile and laugh. She loves dancing and blowing kisses to her favorite nannies. Making herself pretty by putting on her favorite dresses and […]

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Reece

Boy, born 2016 Reece was born with down syndrome and communicating hydrocephalus. Reece is quite the cutie! Those cheeks! Those lips! This little heart-melter can turn over, crawl, hold his feet to play, and reach his hands to grab toys out of reach. Reece can track moving people or rolling toys and responds if his […]

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Molly

Girl, born 2006 Molly has cerebral palsy. She can sit independently for short periods of time. She has a feeding tube to supplement her nutrition and help her gain weight, but she continues to eat her meals by mouth. She likes self feeding with hand over hand support. She is potty-trained using a Rifton chair. […]

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Penny

Girl, born 2009 Penny appears to have a genetic syndrome – possibly Rubinstein-Taybi – but further genetic testing is required to confirm. It was also discovered in January 2016 that she is profoundly deaf. Left eye convergent strabismus, right eye dominant, wears glasses. Penny is a very joyful child who is known for her laughter […]

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Ginger

Girl, born 2004 Ginger has cerebral palsy and intellectual delay. She can walk independently but is a bit wobbly on unstable surfaces. When she has her glasses on she is more stable. She is adorable, friendly, and eager to learn and explore. She is non verbal. She can say a few words that are not […]

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Betsy

Girl, born late 2002 Slight mental delay, simple astigmatism Listed: March 1, 2015 From a family who met her in 2014:  This young lady is very sweet! She is in school and just finished the 3rd level. Betsy likes to color, read, run, swing on the playground, and dance. When we were able to talk […]

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Eden

Girl, born 2014 Eden is completely blind and has profound hearing loss. She received bilateral cochlear implants and is responding to sound and making many new sounds, although not yet saying any words. Eden has delayed milestones as a result of having no visual or auditory input for so long, but we are excited to […]

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Dinah

Girl, born 2008 Dinah has nystagmus, diplegic cerebral palsy, and speech delay (nonverbal). She can walk independently and can feed herself. She is becoming more independent and is currently working on dressing herself. Is not potty trained but could probably learn in a more stable family environment. Dinah is giggly, likes to snuggle, sweet, content. […]

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Daylan

Boy, born 2007 quadriplegic spastic cerebral palsy; takes medication to control seizures Daylan is a social, happy, enthusiastic, intelligent boy who loves to play with toys, other kids, and adults. He is quite communicative despite speech challenges. He appropriately and spontaneously uses modified sign language for water, eat, more, and all done. He also communicates […]

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Tabitha June

Girl, born 2010 PRC Down syndrome and congenital heart defects- ASD and PDA, which she has since received surgery to correct Tabitha is a cute and quiet little girl!  Tabitha can speak short sentences and interacts well with her caretaker and her teacher. She gets along well with the other children and likes to help […]

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Victoria

Girl, born 2004 Visual impairment (one side anophthalmia, other eye has microphthalmia and a coloboma). Minimal vision.  Mild developmental delay. Bright, giggly, vibrant young lady. Victoria would do well in a family without younger siblings. She is quite independent despite her low vision. She attends a rehab center where she gets private tutoring. She can […]

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