Three-year-old Cora is is a gentle and adorable girl with a million-dollar smile. Her face lights up when she gets any attention from her nannies or from volunteers at her orphanage. Cora’s laugh makes everyone around her feel happy too. Cora likes to play with toys but, most of all, she likes being with people!
Three-and-a-half year old Simon is a real bundle of energy. He is very curious and interested in everything around him. Simon likes playing with the other kids and has strong opinions about what he wants to do. Simon’s corneal leukoma does not hold him back much. There are several ways this condition can be addressed medically.
Hugh is three and a half now and ON THE MOVE! His nannies report that Hugh “… is a very extroverted boy, walking and running everywhere, likes to play with other children, understand nanny’s directions and can make correct reaction. Even though Hugh has been diagnosed as Down Syndrome, both his mental and physical developments are
Four-year-old Paulie is doing his best to grow in all aspects of his life. Paulie can sit up for a few minutes and he is learning transitional movements from sitting to crawling, moving forward on his stomach and using his arms and legs (one of the steps towards crawling). Paulie doesn’t talk yet, but
Our little Teddy just turned three last month. Teddy is a good humored, curious little guy who loves books and toy cars – especially the ones that light up. He is a little shy around strangers, but once he feels comfortable, he joins right in whatever is happening around him. Teddy has mild cerebral palsy,
Three-year-old Chad recently moved to Alenah’s Home, our CHI foster care center. The staff and volunteers there give him the love and attention he needs to grow to be all that he can be. Chad has been diagnosed with progressive muscular dystrophy, but right now, his physical development is good – both both fine and gross