Down Syndrome Children

We want to introduce you to some of our Down syndrome waiting children who need forever families with our China adoption photolistings and our India adoption photolistings below. Our complete Waiting Child list is available to view on our Waiting Children pages with a password that can be requested to receive immediate access.


China
Down Syndrome
Waiting Children

Meet "Alivia"

Female
3½ years old

File coming soon. Contact China@awaa.org for information.

 

Meet "Sawyer"

Male
2 years old

File coming soon. Contact China@awaa.org for information.

 

Meet "Carey"

Female
22 months old

File coming soon. Contact China@awaa.org for information.

 

Meet "Susanna"

Female
DOB:  11/23/2012

File coming soon. Contact China@awaa.org for information.

 

Meet "Lyvia"

Female
DOB: 1/15/2014

Lyvia is a precious girl with Down syndrome.  She laughs loudly, gets excited when seeing milk, and likes to play with her caretakers.  She can crawl, sit alone, and stand with support.  She is described as introverted and quiet.  She likes to listen to music and play with stuffed animals.  Lyvia has also been diagnosed with dextrocardia, a congenital heart condition. Contact China@awaa.org for more information.

Meet "Sammy"

Male
DOB:  4/27/2013

This adorable little guy is an active one, who is fond of playing with his toys and is often smiley.  An updated assessment of Sammy in November 2016 stated that he appears to have higher physical function than other 3 ½ year old children with Down syndrome.  He has good physical mobility, but does appear to have delayed speech.  He is described as silly and fun-loving and very ticklish.  He is also very attentive to the younger children, and if they are in a crib, he will greet them and rub their heads to say hello.  Although he is not very verbal yet, he will make ooo/ahhh or cooing sounds and single syllable sounds such as ma, ba, da, etc.  He is social and very interactive.  Sammy does well with gross motor skills, and walks unassisted.  It is noted that he has low muscle tone, and needs assistance to transition from sitting on the floor to standing.   Sammy is able to scribble with a crayon or pen if he has some assistance.  Sammy is diagnosed with Down syndrome and bilateral hip dysplasia. Contact China@awaa.org for more information.

Meet "Garrett"

Male
DOB:  12/17/2012

Garret is a sweet little boy who has a contagious smile!  He has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome.  Garret can follow simple instructions, say simple words such as dada, teacher, mama, and can stand while holding onto support.  He can crawl, walk with assistance, sit unsupported, and can self-feed using a spoon. Contact China@awaa.org for more information.

Meet "Cecilia"

Female
DOB:  11/1/2013

Cecilia is a precious little girl who loves to interact with others!  She has been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, polydactyly right hand, and Down Syndrome.  She has an extra finger on her right hand, but she can use her hand and fingers normally.  She had surgery for her heart defect (PDA) in May 2015.  She loves being around people and is chatty and very affectionate!  She says simple words, can sit without support, and is trying to walk without support. Contact China@awaa.org for more information.

Meet "Lily"

Female
1/10/2013

Lilly is a precious little girl in need of a family.  She has Down Syndrome and was also diagnosed with a congenital heart defect (VSD) at intake.  She is active and cute!  She can walk well and likes to snuggle her caretakers. Contact China@awaa.org for more information.

 

 


India
Down Syndrome
Waiting Children

NOTE:  India does not allow photos of children to be included on websites for their protection.

India Adoption Down syndrome girlMeet "Hailey"

Female
1/4/2016

“Hailey” is a 2 year old baby girl with Down syndrome. She has a precious sweet smile and her caretakers describe her as happy and friendly. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption girlMeet "Kate"

Female
2/7/2013

“Kate” is sweet 4 year old girl in need of your prayers for a loving family. Kate has Down syndrome and heart disease. She has big brown eyes and a round face. She is described as a friendly, smiley and loving child. She has already had PDA coil closure surgery. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption boyMeet "Robin"

Male
11/7/2015

“Robin” is a 1 ½ year old baby boy with Down syndrome. He has also been treated for Hep C and anemia. He has spikey black hair and large inquisitive eyes. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption boyMeet "Abraham"

Male
3/9/2014

“Abraham” is an adorable 3 year old boy with straight black hair, big brown eyes and a round face. He has Down syndrome. He is described by his care givers as extremely cute. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption girlMeet "Christie"

Female
9/3/2014

“Christie” is a 2 year old girl with Down syndrome and congenital heart disease. “Christie” has brown hair and a slender face. She is described as being happy by nature, loves playing with toys and other children, and is very cooperative with therapy. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption boyMeet "Derek"

Male
2/14/2016

“Derek” is a 1 year old baby boy with spiky black hair and round cheeks. He’s described as being friendly and shows a lot of  interest in other children and nannies. He is able to crawl. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption girlMeet "Emma"

Female
5/26/2012

“Emma” is an adorable 4 year old girl with Down syndrome. “Emma” is from a predominantly Christian state in northeastern India that boarders with Myanmar.  She is described as happy and enjoys playing with other children. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption girlMeet "Marina"

Female
7/1/2012

“Marina” is a cute and sociable 4 year old girl with Down syndrome. She has black straight black hair and a shy smile. She’s described by her care takers as pleasant, she plays well with other children and can communicate with single words. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption girlMeet "Annabelle"

Female
8/17/2015

“Annabelle” is a 1 1/2 year old baby girl with Down syndrome, a small VSD and mild pulmonary hypertension. She has brown curly hair and beautiful big brown eyes. She can sit, babble and is described by her care takers as content, smiley and gentle towards peers and caregivers. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption boyMeet "Jordan"

Male
2/1/2012

“Jordan” is a 5 year old boy with Down syndrome. He is described as extremely friendly and easily soothed. Despite his language and developmental delays, he enjoys playing with the other children in his orphanage. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption girlMeet "Amy"

Female
4/24/2014

“Amy is a sweet 3 year old girl with Down syndrome. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Her nannies say she loves to laugh, is able to stand with support but is not able to speak yet. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption girlMeet "Sandra"

Female
11/24/2014

“Sandra” is a 2 ½ year old girl with Down syndrome. She is described as loving cuddles, is smiling most of the time and is liked by all the caretakers in her children’s home. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption girlMeet "Tanya"

Female
3/28/2014

“Tanya” is a 3 year old girl with straight black hair and dark brown eyes. She has Down syndrome. She is loving and comfortable with the staff at her orphanage, but shy of strangers. Although she still can’t walk unassisted at age 3, she is starting to communicate with single words. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.

 

India Down syndrome adoption boyMeet "Evan"

Male
12/20/2009

“Evan” is a 8 year old boy with Down syndrome and an anorectal malformation that has already been operated on. He is described as a happy child and attends school with special educator. He is friendly with peers and visitors, has some independent skills and can speaks a few words. Contact India@awaa.org for more information.