Waiting Child

Adoptions With Love, Inc., an adoption agency located in Massachusetts, is looking for an adoptive family for a little girl born in April of 2015. The following information was provided by Adoptions With Love:

The child was born with Chromosomal abnormalities. She is of Hungarian, Irish, and English heritage. She has significant brain damage and presently she is developmentally at a 3-4-month old level. She is fed via G-tube but does eat some baby food by mouth. She has Urinary/Kidney reflux with Multiple infections and has been on many antibiotics. She has also been diagnosed with Glaucoma. 

The child presently has 24/7 nursing care and is seen weekly by Early Intervention and receives Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech therapy. The child’s birth parents will want periodic updates and possible visits. 

If you would like more information about this child, please contact:
Amy S. Cohen, LICSW
800-722-7731
617-964-4357
www.adoptionswithlove.org

** Please note that Spence-Chapin is not involved in any aspect of this adoption. We have no further information and all inquiries should be directed to Adoptions With Love, Inc.

Waiting Child (International): EVE*, Age 15, south africa

Eve is a sweet 15-year-old girl residing in South Africa who is need of a loving family to call her own. She loves music and is currently excelling in school. She is described as “very sweet with a soft spoken voice.” 

Eve is ready to be matched with a family immediately. Images of Eve can be viewed on our password protected page here. If you think you could be her forever family and want to view photos, please click here or contact our Adoption Team at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org.

*Her name has been changed to protect her privacy

WAITING CHILD (INTERNATIONAL):
LITTLE BOY M, AGE 5, SOUTH AFRICA

Little boy M is reported to be a sweet, lively five year old boy who has lived in JCW’s care since he was one years old. He is part of the Granny program and is so connected to his Granny that he often cries when she leaves in the afternoon. M is a physically healthy boy whose cognitive and motor skills are significantly delayed; it is reported that he is functioning in most areas as a three year old. While his speech is delayed for his chronological age, he can now speak in sentences. He is reported to have hypotonic cerebral palsy, connected to his low muscle tone. He has overall severe developmental delays, including not being able to use the toilet on his own. Doctors report that he will likely need long-term special educational accommodations and services and he may never be able to live independently.

We are currently awaiting photos of M coming soon.

If your family is interested in learning more about little boy M and feels you may be the right family to meet his needs, please contact our Adoption Team at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org

WAITING CHILD (INTERNATIONAL):
SANTIAGO, AGE 18 MONTHS, COLOMBIA

Santiago is a loving 18 month old boy living in Colombia. Santiago has been diagnosed with developmental delays, although he is reported to be showing improvement through the physical, occupational and speech therapy he receives at his children’s home.

Santiago is in need of a family who can provide support and a lifetime of love. He is ready to be matched with a family immediately! Images of Santiago can be viewed on our password protected page here. If you think you could be Santiago’s forever family, contact our Adoption Team at (212) 400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org.

WAITING CHILDREN (INTERNATIONAL SIBLING GROUP) BULGARIA:

Snezhana, Age 13
Apostolus, Age 10

Snezhana and Apostolus are siblings living in a children’s home in Bulgaria. Sister and brother have expressed that they want to be placed with a loving family together. 

Snezhana is a smart and thoughtful 13-year-old girl. She is described as being charming, empathetic and compassionate, and shows significant interest in learning new things. It has been reported that Snezhana is a diligent and energetic student and also enjoys participating in a folklore dance club. In addition to dancing, Snezhana also loves theater, music, watching movies and playing computer games. She is also reported to like spending time with and helping the younger children in her children’s home.

Apostolus is an adorable and friendly 10-year-old boy who loves to smile! He is described as having a good-intentioned nature and communicates well with both adults and his peers at school. Apostolus enjoys group games and activities. He loves to listen to music and enjoys playing soccer, drawing and playing computer games. It is reported that Apostolus struggles at times academically and may need additional support in order to make up for the gaps in his school materials. 

Snezhana and Apostolus are ready to be matched with their forever family! Images and video can be viewed on our password protected page here. If you think you could be their forever family and want to learn more, please click here or contact our Adoption Team before October 4th at (212) 400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org.

Waiting Child (International):
Yennifer, Age 6, Colombia

Yennifer is a sweet 6-years-old girl with Down syndrome living in a children’s home in Colombia. Yennifer has been described as an affectionate and calm young girl who enjoys playing games and loves animals and other young children. It has been said that nothing brings a bigger smile to Yennifer’s face than being able to play with her musical instruments and having others play along with her! 

It is reported that Yennifer receives therapies to support her speech and development. As a young child, Yennifer underwent corrective surgery for a congenital heart condition and currently takes medication for hyperthyroidism and hypertension. 

Yennifer is in need of a family that can provide consistency, support, and a lifetime of love. Yennifer is ready to be matched with a family immediately! Images of Yennifer can be viewed on our password protected page here. If you think you could be her forever family and want to view photos, please click here or contact our Adoption Team at 212-400-8150 or email us at info@spence-chapin.org.