Hand In Hand International Adoption
Special Focus Waiting Children
China Waiting Children Printable File
China Waiting Children Printable File
For more information on how to adopt one of these waiting children please contact your local Hand In Hand office or Vickie Truelove at Indiana@hihiadopt.org. For your reference, medical terms below are linked to online resources explaining those conditions.
Boy 9 years (1014-1) – This little boy is a healthy waiting older child. He is described as a lovely boy who wants to be adopted and hopes for a warm home. In school, he gets along well with teachers and classmates, and listens carefully. Because of his lengthy stay in the orphanage he is a little behind in schooling but is doing well, especially in his language achievement. He speaks Mandarin and is learning some simple English phrases as well. He often helps the teachers with classroom chores, such as sweeping the floor, moving stools, cleaning the blackboard, etc.
Report dated December 2013.
Boy 8 years (1014-2) - This very handsome boy is described as extroverted, smart, and active. He is diagnosed with Joubert Syndrome. His language comprehension is better than his expressive language. After related rehabilitation he has learned to walk alone without a walker, take on/off his clothes, have meals and go to the toilet without help. He helps other kids in daily activities. He likes school taking part in every theme. His teachers praise him. He enjoys participating in group games. He performs in many programs with other kids. His performance in the puppet shows makes other children laugh.
Report dated May 2013
Boy 4 years (1014-3) – This alternately smiley and serious little guy has benefited from the love and care of a foster family for three years. He is loved by all of his foster family members and has shown good progress in all areas of development. He has been diagnosed with postoperative anal atresia. He eats a variety of foods and enjoys being outside.
Report dated March 2012
Boy 9 years (1014-4) – This adorable boy is described as active, outgoing and full of sunshine. He is diagnosed with thrombocytopenia (low blood platelet count). His condition is controlled with nutrition and medication. In primary school, he respects teachers, unites classmates, carefully studies, can finish all kinds of tasks arranged by teachers, and clean the classroom. He is an A student in all courses but likes math best. All of his classmates like him very much because he helps other children. He is open to and interested in new foods. Every time he receives new snacks, he asks his caregiver what it is and how to eat it. He is close to aunts (caregivers). He welcomes the aunt at the gate when she arrives and after work when aunt is leaving, he will wave hands, and calling, “Don't go yet, pay attention to safety in road, and etc.” He likes outdoor activity, such as flying kites, picking flowers, etc.
Report dated December 2012
Boy 4 years (1014-5) – We smile when we see this little guy’s photos because he is so cute. He is described as a diligent and studious little boy who likes going to class, listening to the teacher tell stories, playing games with other children, and singing songs and clapping along. He has binocular amblyopia and esotropia (crossed eyes condition). He enjoys climbing in the recreation room, stacking blocks and listening to music.
Report dated March 2014
Girl 4 years (1014-6) – This precious little girl is described as lively, smart, and loving toward others. She has malformed auricles (ears) and a malformed jaw accompanied by hearing and language deficits and developmental. She loves to laugh, likes to make acquaintances hold and play with her, and likes outdoor activities. She needs a family to love her unconditionally and help her reach her potential.
Report dated June 2013
Boy 5 years (1014-7) – This sweet little boy has an outgoing personality. He has large pigmented nevi (black spots) covering much of his body as well as a neurofibroma on his hip. He appears to be developmentally on target with his fellow mates. He enjoys singing, games, and playing with toys.
Report dated April 2013
Boy 4 years (1014-9) – This little guy’s smile can lift your heart! He likes music, watching cartoons on television, helping the caretakers, and playing with toys. His diagnosis is of a sensitive nature, please contact Hand In Hand for more information. His development appears normal in all areas.
Report dated October 2013
Girl 2 years (1014-10) – This lovely girl has the cutest “Cupid’s Bow” smile. While it’s not always easy to get that smile, her caregivers know how to tease it out of her. This little one has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome and post-operative congenital heart defect. She interacts with her caregivers by reaching out to grab if she sees they have something in their hand. When she is crying, she stops and looks when called. She grabs her caregivers’ hands and will not let go. Her caretakers’ greatest wish for her (and our wish too!) is that she will get a family who will care for her, love her, and make her happy. Report dated May 2014