Pia was born in June 2002 and has been diagnosed with spina bifida (which has been surgically addressed), infantile cerebral palsy, club feet, slight lower paraparesis, and mild developmental delays.
Pia is an inquisitive and sociable teen who shows a generally positive attitude. She has a well-developed active vocabulary and easily makes conversation. Pia is oriented in time and space and her thinking is moving toward being abstract and logical. Pia participates in group games, interacts with peers, and enjoys individual attention. She loves music.
Pia walks independently though with a slightly unstable gait. Her gross and fine motor skills are well-developed and she has good self-help skills, including for hygiene and eating.
Pia currently attends 8th grade and receives integrated education with a resource teacher. She wishes to be adopted. Families who have met Pia would be happy to speak with anyone interested in bringing her home.
Weight at birth: 2.900 kg Weight in January 2017: 49 kg Height at birth: 48 cm Height in January 2017: 142 cm
**A private donor is offering a $5000 grant to the family that decides to adopt Pia. Per the donors instructions, the grant will be available after the family has met Pia in her country and signed paperwork to proceed with the adoption. Hopscotch Adoptions Inc. provides no warranty that the proposed grant will be furnished by the private donor. A family in process of adopting Pia releases and holds Hopscotch Adoptions Inc. harmless from any liability of any type or nature in regard to sharing information of the proposed grant.**
Update March 2017: In an update received on Pia this month, she is described as a diligent, responsible teen who is willing to learn new things. She regularly attends school and is meeting the goals of her IEP. Pia can read and write, including by dictation, as well as solve math problems. She is also studying English as a foreign language. Pia is respectful toward adults and has good relationships with her peers among whom she prefers to be a leader. She enjoys playing on the tablet, watching TV, drawing and coloring. Pia dreams of having a family and would love to have younger siblings.
THIS CHILD MUST BE ADOPTED FROM THE FOREIGN COUNTRY OF HIS/HER RESIDENCE.
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