- LocationNorth Carolina
- Case #Florence
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Florence was born in September 2002. She lived in orphanage settings from 2002 until 2009 and then in a foster family until June 2015. She currently resides at an orphanage again and the transition from the foster home back to state care was difficult for her. Florence is healthy and typically developing, but has been diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder.
Florence is an energetic and temperamental yet sensitive teen with a vivid interest in the world around her. She is well-oriented in time and space, enjoys group activities, and has a well-developed imagination. Florence struggles to follow rules and accept criticism as well as opinions deviating from her own. She can be irritable and anxious and may show aggression toward peers.
During the 2016/2017 school year Florence attended seventh grade in a mainstream school. She has some academic gaps, is poorly motivated for her work, and sometimes skips classes. Florence loves listening to music and watching movies. She has a clean and neat appearance and manages her self-service needs independently. Florence has expressed her wish to be adopted into a family.
Weight at birth: 2.850 kg Weight March 2017: 44 kg Height at birth: 49 cm Height March 2017: 157 cm
THIS CHILD MUST BE ADOPTED FROM THE FOREIGN COUNTRY OF HIS/HER RESIDENCE.
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