Minnie is an adorable little girl, born in October of 2011, who is full of joy and determination. She has been diagnosed with spastic cerebral palsy, which has caused high muscular tension of her lower limbs. She also has an astigmatism.
Minnie can walk on her tip toes with the support of a walker. She is said to have normal development of her upper body and normal intelligence. Her hands are very flexible and strong.
Minnie eats and sleeps well. She understands what is said to her. Minnie likes to help water the flowers, stack blocks, play with dolls, listen to music and stories, and watch TV. She is good at sharing with others and her caretaker’s describe her as innocent, active, adorable and smiley. Minnie can communicate with people and can answer questions when the nanny asks her. We can’t wait to see what lucky family will be wowed by this sweetheart!
Written update from March 2019:
Minnie’s orphanage says she has totally normal mental development and they really hope that she will find a loving family who can help her get the medical care she needs for her legs. She’s so smart and determined!
Height: 103 cm
Weight: 14 kg
Chest: 55 cm
Head circumference: 47.5 cm
Number of teeth: 24
A new video of Minnie can be seen here.
There is a $1,500 agency grant r Minnie’s adoption with Madison Adoption Associates. Other grants may be available based on the adoptive family’s circumstances. Agency grants are awarded as agency fee reductions. MAA also partners with the Brittany’s Hope Foundation for matching grants, which are given out twice a year (January and July) and to families that are officially matched with a child.
Minnie needs a family with an approved home study to be able to hold her file or move forward with adopting her. If you have an approved home study or a home study in process and are interested in adopting Minnie, please fill out a free PAP Waiting Child Review Form, which can be found here.