Age: 6

Meet Michael, a 6-year-old boy who who lives with a foster family in Eastern Europe.

Severe mental disability; Absence epilepsy

Michael is a 6-year-old boy living with a foster family in Eastern Europe. He was diagnosed with severe mental disability and epilepsy. Since starting his medication, he has not had any seizures.

Michael attends kindergarten and prefers independent activities at school. He is very enthusiastic when watching videos and movies and loves to clap and cheer for them.

Michael receives support for his delays and sees a specialist to help him progress.

Upbring International Adoption is the primary provider facilitating adoptions from Bulgaria. Upbring partners with New Beginnings Association, a foundation accredited by the Bulgarian government, to find loving and compassionate adoptive families for children living in Bulgarian orphanages. Michael is one of many waiting children in Bulgaria.

If you would like to find out more about children available for adoption in Bulgaria, contact Upbring International Adoption: email [email protected]. You may also call 800-396-4611 and ask to speak to the International Adoption team.

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