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Jasmine Longs For Nursery Rhymes In A Forever Home

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Some children have a rougher start in life with needs that require a little extra TLC and attention. Such is the case with Jasmine (2011), this week's Wednesday's Child. Jasmine was born with Down syndrome and moderate mental retardation with some medical needs. In spite of her special needs, we know there is an extra special family out there that will give Jasmine the extra TLC and attention in order to help her bloom to her fullest potential.

Jasmine is a warm, affectionate and engaging little girl who currently connects with others through touch as well as responding with smiles, clapping, bouncing and giggling.  Jasmine enjoys being sung to and seems to have a fondness for nursery rhymes, with "Itsy Bitsy Spider" being her current favorite.

Children with special needs have different kinds of challenges.  But there is support, training and assistance available to families who take on the special needs of children like Jasmine.

Just like in her favorite nursery rhyme, we are confident that as Jasmine continues to climb the waterspout of life, a forever family will come along and help her through the rain.

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Please call 866-921- ADOPT (2367)
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