Orphanage Report #2

Date: 8/20/1970

Case Number: #7139

Location: Ilsan Orphanage. She lives with 21 boys and girls from age 2-3. She is quiet, grouchy and often cries.

General Health: Medium. She is rather thin and looks babish.

Developmental report: Hearing and vision seem normal.
Responds to her name. Understands simple commands and routine words. Can say a few simple words like mama and daddy. Babbles to herself. She usually keeps quiet.

Social relationships: If anything is given her, she will be
holding it tightly until she gets tired of it. Feeds herself.
Recognizes her own bomo [caregiver]. Cries often to be picked up. She will always cry when she is put down after being held for a while. Does not like children much. Is often bothered by children’s company. Sometimes fights. Sticks up for her own.

Summary and recommendation: This is a 1 year 9 month old
Korean female. By orphanage standard seems to be doing quite well in physical and mental growth. With stimulations and personal attention she will walk, talk and develop faster. Adoption recommended.

Author: JaeRan

Assistant professor at UW Tacoma, writer, and researcher.

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