AnaMaria is 7-years-old and she has not yet attended school. She has epilepsy and intellectual delays which has resulted in her being denied the opportunity to be in a classroom. By law, if AnaMaria reaches the age of 10 without going to school, she will never be able to attend. AnaMaria does not have a lot of self-confidence and our teachers are encouraging in showing her that it is okay to keep trying things that she finds difficult, even if she doesn’t succeed at first.
AnaMaria doesn’t speak much and while she is very affectionate with our staff, she tends to be reserved and a little withdrawn with other children. We are not quite sure what in her history has led AnaMaria to shy away from other children but we hope that with ti