Boy, Age: 9
Down syndrome, congenital heart defect
Listed: Dec 2018
*** I am eligible for an additional $5,000 Grant from Reece’s Rainbow! Through June 2021, children with Down syndrome ages 6-9 are eligible for a $5000 Older Child Grant
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 of him. At 25 months old he could make many sounds; could call mama; could clap hands; at 26 months old: could point to or grasp ears when you ask him where his ears were; at 27 months old: we decided to look for a foster family for his better care and development; on May 9, 2014, the baby was officially admitted to foster family; the family liked him very much and bought him many new toys and clothes; the baby adjusted to new life soon; now he attends our rehabilitation trainings every day accompanied by his mom; he can imitate simple motions such as bird flying, clapping hands and raising hands; at 28 months old: through half a month’s training, he could stand with support steadily; he just will not step forward; during training, he always raise his feet naughtily to ask his mom to hold him. The baby is adorable and willing to cooperate to do rehabilitation trainings. We believe through working hard together, he will make greater progress.