ADOPTION EVENTS

  1. Special Needs in Children

    1. Blood Conditions

      1. Blood Disorder
      2. Hemophilia
      3. Hepatitis B Positive
      4. Hepatitis C
      5. HIV Positive
      6. Lead Exposure
      7. Lymphedema
      8. Sickle Cell Anemia
      9. Thalassemia
    2. Chromosome Disorders

      1. Cystic Fibrosis
      2. Down Syndrome
      3. Genetic Syndrome
      4. PKU
      5. Teratoma
      6. Turner Syndrome
    3. Congenital Heart Defects

      1. Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
      2. Heart Defect
      3. Tetralogy of Fallot
    4. Craniofacial Conditions

      1. Apert Syndrome
      2. Cleft lip or palate
      3. Hemifacial Microsomia
    5. Developmental Needs

      1. Apraxia of Speech and Muteness
      2. Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD's)
      3. Cognitive Delays
      4. Failure to Thrive
      5. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
      6. Growth Delay
      7. Motor Delays
      8. Premature Birth
      9. Psychomotor Development Retardation (PDR)
      10. Speech Delay
    6. Digestive System Conditions

      1. Hernia
      2. Megacolon
    7. Hearing

      1. Deaf
      2. Hearing Impairment
      3. Microtia and Atresia
    8. Neurological Conditions

      1. Cerebral Palsy
      2. Dyskinesia
      3. Epilepsy
      4. Hydrocephalus
      5. Microcephaly
      6. Seizure Disorder/ Epilepsy
    9. Orthopedic Conditions

      1. Amniotic Band Syndrome / Missing Limbs
      2. Arthrogryposis
      3. Brachial Plexus Injury
      4. Club foot
      5. Digit Difference
      6. Dwarfism
      7. Flexion Deformity
      8. Funnel Chest / Pigeon Breast
      9. Limb Differences
      10. Osteogenesis Imperfecta
      11. Radial Club
      12. Rickets
      13. Scoliosis
      14. Spina Bifida
      15. Torticollis
      16. Wheelchair Dependent
      17. Wheelchair Dependent
    10. Skin Conditions

      1. Albinism
      2. Burns
      3. Congenital Blue Nevus
      4. Congenital Nevi
      5. Eczema
      6. Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB)
      7. Ichthyosis
      8. Port Wine Stains
    11. Urogenital Conditions

      1. Ambiguous Genitalia
      2. Anal Atresia / Imperforate Anus
      3. Hypospadias
      4. Incontinence
      5. Kidney Issues
    12. Vision

      1. Blind
      2. Cataracts
      3. Lazy Eye / Amyblyopia
      4. Missing Eye
      5. Nystagmus
      6. Ptosis
      7. Strabismus
      8. Visual Impairment

BACK TO RAINBOWKIDS

1291 Adoption Stories

VIEW WAITING CHILDREN

50 Children with Hearing Impairment

Hearing Impairment

Hearing


Facts About Hearing Impairment

Partial hearing loss is often genetic. It may also be caused by an infection during pregnancy or a very high fever. Frequent ear infections can also result in hearing loss.

  • There is a range of hearing loss from mild hearing loss to total deafness. Most children with hearing loss have normal intelligence and can learn many things.
  • Their learning of language will be delayed because they can’t hear people talking.
  • Children with hearing loss live normal, healthy lives.

Within instutitutions and orphanages, there are a number of children who will present with some level of hearing loss.  Adoptive families should received a clear medical diagnosis that outlines the level of a child's hearing at the time they review the child's medical paperwork (before adoption).  

Hearing Impairment Treatment

  • Children with hearing loss can sometimes benefit from hearing aids or a surgical treatment called cochlear implants.
  • Children who are deaf may communicate using sign language.
  • Children with hearing loss learn using their other senses, especially their vision. Use pictures and gestures to help the child understand and communicate. Show them what you want them to do and allow them to watch other children.
  • Get the child’s attention before speaking to him or her. Speak slowly and clearly.

RainbowKids.com is an Adoption Advocacy Website. We are the largest and oldest, online website helping people to adopt from multiple countries. Through RainbowKids, thousands of special needs and waiting children have found families... READ ABOUT US

STAY CONNECTED!

MOST RECENT UPDATES

RAINBOWKIDS TWEETS


  • @RainbowKidsNews Happy TwosDay! Please read the bio of sweet, earnest Samuel and Mason, who long to be adopted together.… https://t.co/TDLC4QALIC

  • @RainbowKidsNews New Waiting Children! 158 New Faces have been added to RainbowKids in the last week. These are just a few!… https://t.co/ZFNcEj7Vaq

  • @RainbowKidsNews #PrayersAndShares for 11 yo gifted musician Josh! $4000 agency grant applies. Other grants available as well!… https://t.co/Ups8gGaqWW

  • Read all tweets
    RainbowKids.com © Copyright 2015, All Rights Reserved
    Log in    |    Sign up    |    Home