Ciara from California
Ciara is 13 years of age. Ciara's race is Latino, and Ciara will join an adoptive family as a single child. She is a dependent of Los Angeles County - Placement & Recruitment Unit. Her CKC reference number is 499964. Note: No permission is granted to copy or reproduce any text or photographs used in this profile without the written permission of California Kids Connection. Sweet Ciara would embrace you with all the love her heart holds when you interact with her. Her excitement for life is contagious; even seeing and touching a flower would draw a content smile from her, which in turn would enhance your appreciation of the marvel of the world and make you eager to show her the wonders. She is fascinated by cartoons with all the colors and lights, and she will easily spend all afternoon watching them. Ciara also loves story time and will sit and listen to you reading to her for a long time. She continues to be technically savvy and can maneuver a smart phone to view pictures and things that are interesting to her. She really is so much fun to engage with and everyone loves her happy demeanor and positive attitude. Ciara has been making a lot of progress developmentally in the last year that she is able to put short phrases together. She can say “what’s your name”, “cartoons”, “how are you?”, “I am sorry”, and “Thank you”. Ciara is learning how to use her softer voice to communicate and to improve her self-help skill such as combing hair, brushing teeth or applying lotion with little prompting. She is able to hold objects with one hand and to color with crayons. Ciara can eat pureed food like apple sauce, yogurt and vegetables. She uses her left hand to hold toys, play games and maneuver her wheelchair. She can tolerate standing with a walker for about 30 minutes. If you are interested in being a permanent family for Ciara, please submit an interest form. * * * The contents of the California Kids Connection website are protected by applicable copyright laws. No permission is granted to copy, distribute, modify, post or frame any text, graphics, video, audio, data, software code, or user interface design or logos. No part of such content may be copied, reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of and with express attribution to California Kids Connection. Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.