Amelia – Age 10
Amelia s a calm 10-year-old girl who is in the third grade. She is affectionate with people she feels close to, and has a nice peer group of friends at school. Amelia tends to be shy until she establishes trust. She takes responsibility for her behavior at school, and is working hard to improve her reading and writing skills. However, Amelia does not like math needs help to improve her skills in this subject.
Amelia enjoys activities such as running, climbing and playing with dolls. She is beginning to show interest in artistic activities as well. Amelia has good practical judgment, and takes pride in suggesting solutions to everyday problems.
Amelia would like to belong to a family group that protects and cares for her. She says, “I want a family that takes care of me, gives me food, and pays attention to me. I want a mom and dad, grandparents, aunts and uncles, and a pet.” Amelia would do best in a family as the only child, or with siblings who are considerably older or younger than she is.