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BAILEYWIX, male, DOB 5/2011 SN microtia with hearing loss (Partnership File)
Aaaaah! Look at this smile. This is Baileywix and he is a bundle of adorable.
Baileywix is a charming little boy who has been blessed with very good care. He is full of personality and curiousity. He may seem somber in his file photos but that is not his general disposition. Enough cannot be said about this bright eyed and busy little boy who is completely endearing. His official file is old and an update has been requested but rest assured he is capable and while diminished, has hearing. An excellent resource to learn more about microtia is http://earcommunity.com/
Check out his videos!
BRINX, male, DOB 11/2012 SN post-operative congenital anal atresia (Partnership file)
Brinx has a million dollar smile. He is noted to be “smart, cute and strong”. He entered his orphanage when he was approximately 2 months old. He had already had surgical scars but nothing of his initial surgery is known. He has had additional surgery since his admission.
Brinx’ reports from September 2014 share:
Brinx was thin and small when admitting to Baobao class. Under the excellent care by the grandmother and nurturer, now he is smart and cute, also he is strong. Now he can walk in the activity room, can squat down and pick up toys on the mat, likes toys with button. He can call “bababa” if seeing the nurturer giving biscuits to other kid, can hold the biscuits with his fingers, will cry if seeing other kid drinking milk; can sit up and drink milk himself, then play toys after drinking. His staple food is egg, noodles, porridge and milk, supplemented with biscuits, bread and fruits. He can walk to nurturer for dinner with smiling. He is afraid of bathing, needs comforting. He is not scared if mom at his side.He is smart and cute. We hope he would be adopted soon, have a happy family and grow up healthily.
BRUNSWIX, DOB 03/2013; Phimosis, Umbilical Hernia, Hypospadius, Post Operative Anal Atresia (partnership file)
Look at little Brunswix go! He is an adorable little guy who is on track developmentally. This little guy is not even two and has already undergone surgical correction for one of his needs. This little boy will need some follow up surgeries after he joins a family, but most of his needs are entirely manageable and all are non cognitive.
Carolan, DOB Dec. 2002: Post operative meningocele, right ATL (Patnership File)
Smiling and smart Carolan was found when she was only a few months old and has lived her entire life at her SWI. Carolan was made available for international adoption in 2009. She is a very expressive little girl who is described as friendly, warm and curious. She gets along well with other children. Even after waiting for FIVE YEARS for a family to step forward to adopt her Carolan is full of ambition. Many children would be crushed under the weight of this disappointment. Carolan is still hopeful there is a family waiting to find her and we hope we will be the agency who brings her family to her! Carolan loves to be praised and is always ready to offer a helping hand.
She gets along with others well and adapted to new environment quickly; she is happy to stay with caretaker and teacher, respond to the order from adult, answer the questions and good at imitation of language and motion, has good learning ability; she is absorbed in what she like and put up relating questions, likes to play toys and imitate the hand gesture.
While Carolan is able to walk with the assistance of a walker and recent photos show a girl who desperately needs her right leg attended to by an orthopedist.
CASPAR, DOB: 7/2012 SN: arthrogryposis multiplex affecting his lower limbs
Caspar is described as a timid and shy boy who has very good manual dexterity. Caspar is able to speak in short sentences and understands instructions from his nannies. Caspar is often ill with respiratory infections and may have undiagnosed or untreated allergies or asthma. His daily performance is good, usually is quiet, and rarely crying, he will watch quietly aside when aunts are doing things. He knew people, and will be flighty while meeting familiar aunts, but he will be cute while meeting unfamiliar aunts. He will shake his head when rejects people. He likes being hugged by people, likes being touched his fingers by aunts, and likes plush toys. He doesn’t like strangers, afraid of strangers. YU AI CHENG is in weak constitutions, is easily got ill, when he has fever, WBC is easily high.
CHARMIAN, female, DOB 7/2012 SN CHD (aortic stenosis), delayed development
Charmian means “delight” or “little joy”. One look at this cheerful full faced smile, along with a review of her file, and it becomes quickly evident that this child is filled with joy and is indeed delightful! Charmian entered her SWI when she over one year old and at that time her nutrition was recorded as poor but she has been able to eat well and is now reported to be robust and rosy cheeked. Charmian adores going outside and playing with her toys. She also loves to be cuddled and sung to. She is utterly endearing.
Charmian’s reports from when she was 23 months old also share:
When admitted to the SWI she was one year old. She had less hair, thin body, bad spirit and always cried lowly. After the physical examination the doctor told us her nutrition was not enough, so her physical development and motional ability was delayed compared to other normal kids of her age. For her enough nutrition, the nurturers fed her carefully with less intake and more meals. Her physical condition was turning better.
She was arranged in “infant parenting project” of American Half-sky Fund on Oct 30 2013. She had her own cuddling mom but did not have much reaction when mom call her name. The bonding and attachment was built between mom and Charmian after a period of time. She liked staying with mom, could respond to her name, could wait at the door for mom’s coming to work.
Now she is almost 2years old and her heart disease is not severe. She usually does not show quick breathing. Sometimes she likes playing with toys alone quietly. She can crawl, can walk for a distance with holding something for support, could turn back if being called, could crawl to mom for the feeding. She speaks less, can speak “yiyiyaya”, can not yet call mom. We will strengthen the training on her motion and language.
Personality and sociality
She is quiet and ready to smile, likes colorful toys, likes being cuddled and singing to her, also likes mom taking her outdoor to breathe fresh air.
CRECHE, female, DOB 11/2012 SN congenital malformations hands and club feet
Creche finally has some updated information in the form of a cheery video taken at the park. Creche is having a happy time as she gets to make a move in her bright blue walker. Creche has differences in her hands and feet. It is possible that she has a form of arthrogryposis but that has not been diagnosed. The video shows her able to manipulate her little beads on the walker. Great job Creche!
Creche has difficulty falling asleep but loves to play and is quite active despite her limb differences!
EASTWIX, male, DOB 2/2012 SN brain scan difference (partnership file}
Eastwix is awesome! He getting ready to celebrate his birthday #3 during the Chinese Spring Festival. Won’t that be fun with firecrackers and fun foods to share? What would be even more to celebrate would be a family coming in time for birthday #4. Eastwix is most keen on running free in the outdoors and interacting with all that outdoor fun has to offer him. “He likes playing outdoor, can speak “car” loudly if seeing it. He likes sliding and swing, also can pick the leaves, can clap happily if seeing the fish in the pool. He likes playing sand, can put the sand in the car.” Can you imagine his joy zrooming his cars around in a local sandpile or at the beach?
ELDON, male, DOB 8/2013 SN post-operative anal atresia, left had difference, bilateral microtia
Oh that elfish, impish little Eldon! He is a happy and active. He also has the gift of being “optimistic” according to his caregivers. How about that! Eldon has bilateral microtia but the degree is not stated and the photos aren’t clear either. His hearing ability also isn’t addressed. Video has been requested but has not yet arrived. He was admitted to his SWI when he was a newborn.
Eldon’s reports from 8/2014, when he was 12 months old, share:
On admission, the child was as thin as a lath. After his 2nd operation the child went back to this institute and has become a handsome male infant, totally different from the appearance of when admitted. When the nurse does to receive him, it seems that he knows it. He is quiet in his chair when he is the car, sometimes he will make sounds, sometimes he will dance with joy, this makes the child very lovely.
The child finished his 3 stage operation, now his intestinal function recovered to be normal, the child can eat and sleep well, and the child is very strong. When you can look his photo you see: big eyes and with bright piercing eyes, bright skin, fat body, he is happy, active and optimistic every day. He likes to sit on the blanket to play and he can roll over freely. Sometimes he will sit but sometimes he will crawl, he can hold the table to stand, when the child is happy he will shout aloud, sometimes he will keep pronouncing sound, it seems that he is singing,
When Eldon is lying on the chair, it you use something to cover his eyes, he will drag the thing away angrily, then he will smile to you. It seems that he is stating that he was successful. If his body is not clean, he will make sign that he wants to bathe, when placed in water, he will pat the water with his hands and feet, then after while he make the water off, and he likes playing water when he is bathing.
EMANNUELLE, BN 12/2012, SN congenital left down limb missing, congenital left upper limb missing, anal atresia
Tiny Emmanuelle was found when she was only 7 days old. The police station settled her in a resident’s temporarily and failed to find her parent after lots of research. Emmanuelle has suffered from malnutrition since being placed in the orphanage. She is a quiet baby who understands directions though she does not yet speak. She understands what NO means and understands when she is being praised. Emmanuelle has received repair surgery for her anal atresia. She has good manual dexterity and a good appetite and is not a picky eater. Emmanuelle is afraid of strangers but has a ready smile for her Nannies.
GIDGET, female, DOB 5/23/2006 SN post-operative cleft lip and CHD, cleft palate, height less than standard
Creative, artistic, fun and focused Gidget attends her neighborhood primary school where she does well in her first grade class. She enjoys coming back to the institute and teaching the younger children all the things that she learned in school that day. . She is a girl ready for all the world has to offer her. She entered the SWI as a newborn and is noted to have had surgery for CHD and her cleft lip. There are no reports on her file describing the type of heart surgery she had or when it was completed.
Gidget’s reports share:
Presently she is 20.6kg in weight, 113.8cm in height, 50.5cm in head size and 58 in chest size, has 24 teeth, physical development delayed(height not reach the standard), postoperative CHD, cleft lip.
Intelligence development: Her ability to adapt the environment is strong and she is able to get along well with other children; sometimes she has been in trouble with other children, she can be obedient to the caretaker aunt’s advice and stops it on time. She is fairly extroverted, active and restless, is very curious about everything which she sees and always wants to touch the things which she has never seen with hands; she has great curiosity to ask all sorts of questions and is fond of imitating; her language and thinking have improved further; she goes to class with other children and likes to sing and dance; she likes to put away the toys and often help the teacher in the kindergarten to do something what she can do; she likes to build and create all kinds of thing using the blocks and can insist on finishing and has responsibilities. Now she is studying in the primary school, which makes other children envy. In the school, she can listen to the class, and is happy to help others, is a good student; she often teaches the knowledge, dances and music learnt in the school to the young brothers and sisters in the institute after she is back; she always gets good grades and makes a good example for the young brothers and sisters.
Living habit, personality and hobbies: She has group life in the institute, has regular life and normal daily routine.
Personalities: be fairly extroverted, get along well with others, be active and be good at observing.
Date: Aug.7 2014
HARWIX, DOB 5/2008, BRAIN UNDERDEVELOPMENT (partnership file)
Harwix was one month old at the time of admission to the SWI. He is living currently in a foster home. Harwix has major delays in development due to his diagnosis, but is a happy boy who loves the attention of his caregivers.
HANK, DOB 1/2010, male, SN: right aural atresia, partial hearing loss, possible slight hydrocephalus
When Hank goes into a new environment, he is very curious about everything. He met his milestones on track developmentally with the other children in the SWI. He enjoys many types of play and enjoys being the center of attention. When he is sad he seeks the attention of his nanny and is soothed easily. Hank does have decreased hearing but is very interested in sounds, music and communicating with others. He does not hear soft sounds.
HERMIONE, female, DOB 4/2012 SN CHD and brain scan difference
Hermione is said to be “very clever and an awesome child”. We image that she certainly is but imagination is what is required here since her file is nearly 2 years old. Updated information was requested but it hasn’t arrived. A video taken in the summer of 2014 has been sent to us and the link is here. http://youtu.be/wX36frMXDQg
From the video it appears that Hermione is delayed in development, but it is hard to make determinations based on this alone. There is a report from when she was 7 months old showing Downward displacement of tricuspid valve, Inter-ventricular septal defect (membranous circumference + muscular part), Inter-auricular septal defect (bilateral shunt), A little backflow of tricuspid valve.
HOZANNA, female, DOB 10/2008 SN Global Developmental Delay, potentially due to mild CP (partnership file)
Hozanna is described by those who care for her as, “gentle, likes playing games and various sports, can understand simple direction, occasionally cries and does not go to school but is educated in the institute due to her simple cognitive ability.” Hozanna shows no differences in her brain scan but does have global delays. The reason for those delays is unknown. She is able to stand and walk with the help of a walker. She was admitted to her SWI when she was estimated to be 2 years old.
You can see her sweet little self in the following video link taken in summer 2014.
ISREAL, DOB 11/2013, SN arthrogryposis
Sweet little Isreal is cute and obedient. He is attached to his caregivers and will give them a big smile when they come to get him from his crib. He responds to his name and although he is currently unable to bend his joints he will play with toys and makes happy sounds. Last March Isreal underwent casting to correct his club feet. He is quiet around strangers but very rich in his expressions. He is described as a “fat, sunshine and handsome boy, he likes interacting with others, when the caretakers scratch his armpit, he can giggle. He can use laughter and babble to tease the caretaker, he can change from lying on back into lying stomach. Lying on back-rolling to side-raise up hip-legs place low, use arms to place close his chest, lower down the center of gravity-lying on stomach, he can complete once. When lying on stomach, the child can support the cushion with chest and abdomen, can stretch arms, raise up head, visually follow rolling colorful ball on the blanket, when the child is tired he can lie down; when lying on back on the cushion he can roll over from left to right, he can use arms to pat the toy shelf which place in front of him, he can pat the toys to make sound, and he can place his legs up to the toy shelf, can use feet to kick the toy, when the toys make sound, he can giggle. When top on the toy to his hand, he can shake forearm to make the toy to make sound, he can at the toy to the blanket to make sound. When sitting leaning on something, he can use lower arms to beat the cushion. To decrease his contracture of his joints, the rehabilitation doctor went on professional rehabilitation. The child is very clever, when called he can turn around to seek for sound, his head and eyes can follow the toys to turn, can communicate with sight, can understand the face of caretakers, when teased by caretakers, he can laugh happily, when criticized he will be unhappy and it seems that he will cry. When the weather is fine, the caretaker will cuddle him outside to bask, the caretaker will tell him the red is flowers, the green is grass, although he can not understand, he can wave arms to touch the plants, he has smile.
JINESSA, female, DOB: 7/2006). CHD Increase of pulmonary forward flow (congenital mild stenosis), widening of MPA branches (mild mitral and tricuspid regurgitation); spina bifida occulta (no surgery has been required); Hepatitis B carrier
“Ollie Ollie Oxen Free!” Hide and Seek is Jinessa’s favorite game. Now it’s time for her family to seek and find her. Jinessa is a bright and extroverted, friendly and active. Her development is normal and neither her CHD nor her spina bifida inhibit her ability to participate in all the activities adored by an 8 year old girl. She attends the public school along with other children her age in the neighborhood. She was asked if she would like to be adopted by foreign parents and live abroad like other kids and she happily answered, “Yes!”. Her orphanage says that due to her CHD diagnosis it is difficult for her to be adopted domestically. Jinessa was found as a newborn.
Her reports share:
Her physical development is similar to children of her age, she was found to have spina bifida occulta and CHD(PDA) in her physical exam. Because of her age and her conditions were not severe, doctors advised her not have surgery.
Currently, Jinessa is 121 cm in height, 53 cm in head size, 60 cm in chest size, 24kg in weight, 19.5kg in feet length, and has 24 teeth. She goes to first grade of the public primary school in the neighborhood.
Motor development and adapt ability: she participates in PE with her classmates, she can draw, distinguish various colors, has sense of direction, can do addition and subtraction within 20.
Language and social development: she can express her desires clearly, she can fold up her quilt, take on and off clothes, and tie shoelaces without help. She can tell male and female, say her name and other kids’ name, and likes to help other kids. She gets along well with other kids, likes imitating adults, active, restless, bright and extrovert, likes watching cartoon movies.
Personality: active, restless, likes singing and dancing, has a ready smile, sometimes throws some temper. She thinks the institute is a big family, that it is her home and the place she grows up, everyone treats her kindly and lovingly.
General evaluation: normal mental development.
Dated August 7, 2014
JOLLEY, BN 12/20012, SN Cerebral dysplasia
On admission Jolley was about 3 months old and was diagnosed with cerebral dysplasia. This diagnosis was not confirmed with any CT scan and his head circumference was within normal range. His report states: “After take good care of him, now he is fat and white, looks lovely. So they give a nickname “piggy” to him. After he came here he never vomit the milk and has good appetite. He has a regular life. He can walk lean on the bed, hold his one hand he can walk stable, but he can not walk alone. He is an obedient child and it’s hard to see him cry.He is very easygoing. He like play toys with other children on the carpet. If someone grab his toy he will just find another toy. He would make the sound “gegege” when people tease him. When he was smiling his eyes will narrowed into a crack and very cute. He like neat and tidy, like take bathe. When you washes his feet or rubs his back he will has enjoy expression.” Jolley had a developmental assessment at 18 months of age that shows he has mild delays in some areas. It also states he was not cooperative with the testing so that could also effect his scores!
KENNEWIX, male, DOB 11/2012 SN muscle force of limbs weakened (partnership file)
Kennewix has a distinquishing haircut. It is loosely translated to “Peach Head” and is said to show he is a favored child. It’s a given that it is awfully endearing. Kennewix apparently had a rough start as when he was found and admitted to his SWI when he was estimated to be 9 months old, he was thin and small. With lots of nutrition and care he is flourishing. Like most children in the SWI he is just beginning to explore his environment. While he is somewhat delayed still at this point, Kennewix’s caregivers expect him to continue to make major leaps in progress with a loving family.
KINGZTON, DOB 7/2009, SN post operative anal atresia (partnership file)
Kingzton is all boy! He enjoys sports of all types and is described as normal in intelligence, motor skills and health. This handsome boy was diagnosed with anal atresia as an infant and underwent successful surgery. Many children with this need are able to learn to be socially continent as they get older. Some children will require additional reconstructive surgeries. Kingzton is normal in all areas of development. He is now just waiting for a home where he can grow and thrive!
KIRKLIN, male, DOB 6/2010 SN Nephrotic Syndrome
Kirklin is a new assignment to Children’s House International with a partner agency. He has a classic bowl haircut that along with his grin will have you smiling. Kirklin’s official diagnosis is nephrotic syndrome and the following link is a good place to start with learning about his possible needs.
It also appears from his video and photos that Kirklin may have some vision and/or eye issues but that is not noted in his file. http://youtu.be/ShWNYQI4N84
How this issue affects him in his development is unknown. He really needs a family as specialized care in an orphanage is not common. His reports share:
Kirklin is extrovert, obstinate sometimes, fond of playing games with staffs, fond of listening to music, smiles and claps his hands when hearing music. He runs around when throwing a temper tantrum, runs to outside again after finding him, cries loudly but if you give him some snacks could comfort him. He can say hello to strangers with enthusiasm and smile to strangers. He has good adaptability.
He had a physical exam on Aug.29,2014 which shows: nephrotic syndrome, no abnormal findings of rest items. Currently, he has regular diet and sleep, has good appetite. He likes lying with one hand under his pillow. He knows inside and outside, can take off unlined clothes and pants, can wash his hands, has good motor ability.
KLAUS, DOB 11/2013, SN Corrected CHD
At 6 months old Klaus could raise his head when lying on stomach; head could follow moving objects. At 10 months old: could turn over; could sit for a while by holding onto support; could notice toy falling down on the floor. Now: can crawl; can take objects in front with one hand, but not very accurately; can stare adult’s motions. Klaus began babbling at 10 months and loves to be in the midst of other children playing. He is very adorable and has been a very healthy child since being admitted to the SWI. He has already undergone repair of his CHD.