waiting child highlight: Lifeline

July 20, 2014 by nohandsbutours advocating, Children Who Wait, Lifeline 1 Comments

Please take a moment to view the 12 children highlighted below. Lifeline has many children waiting to find their forever families. If you would like additional information on any of these children or a child you see on Lifeline’s website, please any of the Lifeline social workers listed below.

eliEli – male, 1 ½ years old, special focus, postoperative hydrocephalus. Eli is an active little boy who gets along well with others. He enjoys listening to music, playing games, and being cuddled by his caretakers. In May of 2013, Eli underwent surgery for a vetriculoperitoneal shunt. The surgery was successful and he was reported to be in stable condition after the shunt was inserted. Currently his development is a little delayed compared to his peers and he will need further coaching to improve his development. Eli is a darling little boy who is ready for his forever for family to bring him home!

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Elyse Ellingboe-Hoots for more information.

StevenSteven – male, 1 ½ years old, special focus, congenital club foot of right foot, vertical talus, neural tube deformity. Steven is a handsome little boy who is sure to melt your heart! He is described as a smart and lovely child with a ready smile. Steven enjoys being around people and likes to communicate with those around him. He will kick his feet and clap his hands when his caregivers talk to him. Steven is such a cute little boy who will bring lots of smiles and joy to his forever family.

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Elyse Ellingboe-Hoots for more information.

AmeliaAmelia – female, 2 years old, special focus, congenital dislocation of the right hip joint, spina bifida. Amelia is described as a clever and lovely little girl. Her caregivers state that she is a smart girl with a ready smile. She enjoys playing with toys that make sounds, engaging with her caregivers, and really likes to take baths. Amelia is an energetic little girl who has thrived under the care of her grandmother and nurturers. These women state that they hope that Amelia is adopted soon so that she can grow up happily in a loving family.

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Elyse Ellingboe-Hoots for more information.

OliviaOlivia – female, 7 years old, special focus, possible delays. This sweet child is said to be gentle and polite, greeting people well and appears to have made good progress from her first few years in the orphanage. From her file: Her self-esteem is strong. Once somebody wanted to adopt a child and asked about her, I said slow reaction and some problem on her brain. She listened and depressed very much. When I saw this and regretted. We took her to do the CT test: no problem. Here is the link to her post on Wonderful Waiting Kids.

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Annie Hamlin for more information.

RuthieRuthie – female, 7 years old, special focuse, postoperative congenital cleft lip and palate; bilateral alveolar cleft. This precious child is described as polite, quiet and fairly shy, however, in more familiar environments; she is fairly “active and restless”. Ruthie is also said to get along well with other children and really likes chocolate. According to her file, following her surgery, “her physical state is stable, she developed well in language and cognition” and her “growth development index is close to that of normal peers”. In September of 2012, she joined the “senior class in kindergarten”. From Ruthie’s file: Due to postoperative congenital cleft lip and palate, she can’t speak clearly; but she can express herself and can talk to adults well. Ruthie is a quiet and smart little girl. We believe that she would make great progress by her efforts in future. Here is the link to her post on Wonderful Waiting Kids. Videos posted.

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Annie Hamlin for more information.

HarrietHarriet – female, 10 years old, special focus, postoperative cleft lip and palate. Sweet Harriet is said to be bright, understanding and “not obstinate” with “good life skills”. This precious child is stated to like sports, is energetic and “adapts well to new things”. There are wonderful videos of Harriet included in her post on Wonderful Waiting Kids, here.

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Annie Hamlin for more information.

NixonNixon – male, 3 years, special focus (orphanage partnership), epilepsy, left ear defect, limb difference, mild hydrocephalus. Nixon is described as a tender-hearted child who loves trains and playing with other children. He is a precious little guy!

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Emily Flynt for more information.

DarlaDarla – female, 3 years old, Down syndrome, thalassemia minor, special focus (orphanage partnership). Precious Darla is sure to win the hearts of everyone who meets her! Darla is a sweet little girl with a contagious giggle and is generally healthy! Darla does not require blood transfusions for her Thalassemia, and is participating in a great program in her orphanage that provides lots of cuddling and one on one attention for this sweet girl!

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Emily Flynt for more information.

DanaDana – female, 2years old, special focus (orphanage partnership), thalassemia major. Meet Dana! Dana is a little girl who loves to play on her rocking horse and likes to talk! She is described as extroverted and happy, and is looking for a family of her own! Dana is in preschool and is a quick learner! She can walk and speak in 2-3 word sentences. One of her favorite words is “Coca Cola!” Dana is a deep sleeper and enjoys fruit and candy.

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Emily Flynt for more information.

Update: Dana has a family!

EllieSueEllie Sue – female, 10 years old, special focus (new hope journey) Down syndrome. What I love most about this awesome girl is her zest and zeal. If you watch her video her personality jumps off the screen and makes you smile! Her teachers say she is very cute and outgoing. She is not shy, she is an extrovert. I feel sure she would bring so much joy to a family that would bring her home!

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Amy Hart for more information.

NatalieNatalie – female, 12 years old, special focus (new hope journey) and has “humpback”. She is a precious girl that has waited way too long. Her file says she loves to sing, read books, and play with other children. She is said to be a “good” girl. Won’t you consider asking to see her file or watching her videos to prayerfully consider if this could be your child?

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Amy Hart for more information.

NickNick – male, 9 years old, special focus (new hope journey), sensitive special need. He has personality plus! Her is said to have normal development. He is active and outgoing. He is clever. They say when he is with people he knows he likes to show off and act like a “spoiled child”. I am thinking that translates to confident!

Please keep in mind that several families may be reviewing this child’s file at one time. At any given time, this child’s file can go on hold or be taken back to the Shared List by the CCCWA. Please contact your Lifeline social worker or Amy Hart for more information.



One Response to “waiting child highlight: Lifeline”

  1. Cat moore says:

    Hi! I visit your blog often and someone just tagged me in FB that you posted about Dana! We are bringing her home and are so excited!!!! We are her forever family and submitted our paperwork over a week ago! Love your blog! Blessings, cat Moore

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