4 years old * August 2015 * blind * laughs, giggles, happy * he sleeps well * well behaved * videos available!
Homer is currently on the shared list
“Homer has an August 2015 birthday and is described as being very smart. Homer is living with in a wonderful foster home where he is being lovingly cared for! Homer is blind and can walk using a cane. He can feed himself and can go to the bathroom on his own. He can brush his teeth and wash his face. He can walk, run and jump. He can put on and take off his shoes, pants and socks. He also loves music and is learning to play the piano!
Homer can sing, recite many poems from the Tang dynasty and express what he needs. He understands what is said to him and knows the meaning of no. He can follow directions. Homer enjoys playing with the other children in his foster home and getting attention from his nannies. He also loves playing in water and doing arts and crafts.”
When Homer was with “Wide Horizons”
“He’s doing GREAT! Singing, reciting Tang poetry, using a cane, playing drums and piano. Basically getting ready for a family!!!!! Now we need his family to see him.” contact Wide Horizons for more information about Homer!
He’s growing up without a family. Just imagine how he would progress, and the love and attention he would get in a family, and what a blessing he would be to his new family! Please ask me about him!
UPDATE at 1.5 years old
special need Blind – “born with congenital microphthalmia of the right eye and leukoma and optic neuropathy of the left eye.”
development “His orphanage notes that his development has not been affected, despite him missing both eyes. When he was 2 months old, he would raise and wave his hands when lying in his crib as if he was almost asking someone to come and hold him. At 3-4 months of age, he could raise his head and try to turn over. He would grasp toys that made sound and laugh happily. At 5-6 months, he could turn over and kick his feet in excitement whenever a musical toy was near, looking absolutely precious. From 7-8 months of age, he was full of energy and would giggle loudly when someone held or played baby games with him. He also started to babble. The staff said he was full of sunshine! From 9-10 months of age, he was very observant by using his ears. If someone talked to him, he would listen carefully. He learned how to grasp a bell and shake it and started making sounds like baba and mama. Homer has grown into an adorable and very active little boy. He eats well, sleeps well, and is said to have a good physique.
Sweet Homer is an adorable little 1.5-year-old boy
“There is no doubt Homer will thrive in a family and show the world that he is capable of doing anything anyone else can, despite his blindness.”
April 2017 Written Update
1. His reaction is slow for he is blind.
2. He is timid because he cannot see.
3. He’s in diapers.
4. He cannot see so he is timid. He is a happy child. He is very attached to the main caretaker
5. He is a well behaved child.
6. He can sit by himself, but he cannot walk yet.
7. He can hold a toy in both hands and knock them at each other
8. He’s not in school yet.
9. He’s attached to his main caretaker, very close.
10. He generally plays by himself, not much playing with other kids.
11. He lives in the orphanage.
12. He has 8 teeth, 4 on top, 4 below.
13. Weight: 11.5Kg; height81cm; head 45.5cm; chest:50.5cm; foot 11cm
14. He cannot follow directions yet.
15. He’s not on any medication.
CURRENT AGENCY (as of August 2019)
Homer is currently listed with Wide Horizons. You can contact them here.
Financial help available: Wide Horizons has a possible $5,000 subsidy to help with Homer’s adoption.
Other financial help available
If adopted through Madison Associates, they have a $2000 agency grant to help with Homer’s adoption.
Other grants may be available based on the adoptive family’s circumstances. Agency grants are awarded as agency fee reductions. MAA also partners with the Brittany’s Hope Foundation for matching grants, which are given out twice a year (January and July) and to families that already matched with a child.
If you are interested in reviewing Homer’s file or in adopting Homer, please fill out a free PAP Waiting Child Review Form, which can be found here: https://madison.mysamdb.com/…/FamilyInformationSheet_Edt.as…
If you would like to know more about how to adopt this sweet boy, please send me an e-mail – Jessica
TwentyLess is not an agency, it is an advocacy site run by an adoptive mom (me) who would love to see every child with a family of their very own.