A WIA specific grant may be attached to the adoption of this child. The grant is in the amount of $2,500.  Please talk to Kathy Junk about eligibility requirements.

Beautiful Janessa is new to our agency and the information below is from an April 2019 update. Janessa was born September of 2012.  Her special need is listed as nerve deafness initially although her update says initial diagnoses was mental retardation and high muscular tension in upper arms.

Here are the most recent questions and answers regarding Janessa and how she is doing.

  1. Can she hear part of the sound or not hear it?

Can be heard.

  1. Does she speak sentences of 3-4 words? If not, what can she say?

Can’t say words, only the voice of “ah, ah, ah” will be issued.

  1. Can she control her own urine? Has she been trained in potty?

She wears diapers – she has not been potty trained.

  1. Does she sometimes fall when she stands?

Occasionally this happens.

  1. Can she run?


  1. Can she jump?


  1. Can she wear clothes, brush her teeth, and eat?

All can’t.

  1. What is the problem with her brain diagnosis? The file lists a few, we don’t know which one is correct.

We performed a CT examination on the brain of Janessa, and then performed a further MR examination. For the results of the examination, please refer to the nuclear magnetic resonance (MR) examination. The reference examination results are as follows: 1. The left parietal lobules, infectivity Lesions or local brain contusions, edema; 2. Large pillows, for congenital changes.

  1. How is her physical and mental development compared to her peers?

Height, intelligence, language, and motor development are significantly lagging behind their peers.

  1. Does she like to play with children or do they like to play?

Play with children.

  1. What activities does she like to do?

Climb to play the slide.






For more information, please contact: [email protected].   You will be asked to complete a parent eligibility form before any file information can be released.

Please be aware that children on our waiting list may be under review by multiple families. Additionally, a child’s availability status may change on short notice. Please contact [email protected] for the most up-to-date status of a child.


WIA is not responsible for the medical information summarized here.  Medical information sent by other countries may be inaccurate or incomplete.  Prospective Adoptive Parents reserve the right to have medical information evaluated by a medical professional in the United States.



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