Daisy, nearly 8, is a vibrant, happy and curious girl with the biggest smile imaginable. Now in grade 2, she is an enthusiastic learner who can read, write and take part in all class activities. Her proud mom, Nancy adopted Daisy as a 5 1/2 year old after seeing her profile on the AdoptOntario website. Daisy has come a long way from the little girl that first caught her mom’s attention.
A commonly held belief about adoption is that people only want children who are considered to be “normal” or without special needs. Along the same lines, those children who have exceptional needs are often characterized as “unadoptable” because they are thought to be too difficult for any family to manage. Daisy and Nancy prove both notions wrong. (more…)