57 results for group: children


Merline

Merline is 10 years old and is developmentally disabled. She was born with bilateral clubbed feet and has undergone corrective surgery and continues to receive physical therapy.

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Martine

Martine has physical and development developmental disabilities. While Martine uses a wheelchair, she is also learning to walk with assistance. Martine enjoys being around the other children and she has a great sense of humor. She is always enthusiastic when she sees old friends and when she meets new ones.

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Marken

Marken has physical and developmental disabilities and does not communicate verbally. Staff and the children communicate with him through gestures. Marken uses a wheelchair.

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Lucie

Lucie has physical and developmental disabilities and uses a wheelchair. While she is unable to communicate verbally, she often makes her views known through gestures, smiles and facial expressions. She enjoys being with the other children and meeting new visitors to Zanmi Beni.

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Lovely

Lovely has physical and developmental disabilities and uses a wheelchair. While she is non-verbal, Lovely interacts with staff and the other children through gestures, facial expressions and her beautiful smile.

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Laurent

Laurent is 10 years old and in the fifth grade. He loves math and wants to work in the business world when he grows up. He loves doing schoolwork, and playing jump rope and dominos. His favorite color is red and he is an amazing dancer.

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Carl

Carl is 9 years old and in the second grade. He loves school, Power Rangers, soccer and poutine. Carl traveled to Canada at the age of 4 to receive treatment at the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Montreal. As a result he now runs, plays and dances with his crutches. Carl placed first in his grade last year, and he would like to become a doctor. Carl has a bright future in front of him.

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Julien

Julien has epilepsy and intellectual disabilities. Julien uses a wheelchair but is learning to walk with assistance. He is shy and prefers to spend time alone. He is very cooperative and follows instructions well.

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Johny

Johny has epilepsy and is unable to communicate. He is very active and loves to run around the Zanmi Beni campus. He is learning to interact positively with his brothers and sisters.

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Johanne

Johanne and her siblings Esmane and Sheila lived at Zamni Beni when it opened until last year when they moved out to live independently. Johanne graduated from the culinary school and is currently employed with Pwasn Beni, the restaurant on the grounds of Zamni Beni.

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