SPECIAL FOCUS CHILD ON THE SHARED LIST
$2,500 agency grant available towards Isaac’s adoption fees.
Isaac was born in May of 2012 and is diagnosed with post-operative cerebral meningocele & TEV on the left side.
Isaac’s adoption file was done when he was 15 months old. At that time he was able to support himself with his arms when laying on his stomach, roll over freely, sit alone and crawl on hands and knees. He claps happily and was beginning to speak some simple words. He is described as active, energetic and always smiling.
MARCH 2015 UPDATE:
File says prior to surgery his lower limbs were paralyzed. Is he now able to crawl, pull up to stand and/or walk (assisted or independent)? He can crawl, but not stand or walk.
If he is not walking do you expect him to learn at some point? He is not walking and will not be able to walk in the future.
Does he appear to have any problems with balance? No problem.
Does he receive any therapy to help him gain strength and learn new skills? No.
Is he developmentally on target with his same age peers? Yes.
If delayed in any way, please describe. No delays.
What is your opinion on the likelyhood he will be continent as he gets older? (does he urinate and have regular bowel movements daily)? He needs assistance to urinate and coloclyster to help bowel movements. We expect he will be able to control bowel movements himself in the future.
Is he talking and communicating? He can make simple communication with others.
Please describe his personality. He is shy with strangers, introverted. He’s more outgoing around with nannies and children he’s familiar with.
Does he live in an Orphanage building or in foster care? He’s living in Maria’s Hope.
His updated measurements: Height: 75cm; Weight: 10.24kg; Head: 49cm; Chest: 50.4cm; Teeth: 19; Foot: 11cm.
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