Aniyah (Age 11)
Aniyah is very fond of spicy foods, including spicy chicken sandwiches. She enjoys painting and watching her favorite TV shows, Raven’s Home and Girl Meet World. Aniyah’s favorite colors are red, blue and black. Koalas, dogs and cheetahs are top three favorite animals. Aniyah also likes to read. Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Treehouse are a few of the books she enjoys. She loves hip-hop Christian artists Lecrae and Mandisa. Aniyah wants to improve her swimming skills.
What Others Say About Aniyah
It is important to Aniyah to be listened to, especially when she is frustrated. She calms down easily when time is taken to hear her out; it is important to let her know she is being heard. Music also helps when she is upset. Aniyah need a patient family who is committed to her and will allow time for a trusting relationship to grow.
What You Can Do for Aniyah
Aniyah would like a family with a mom and dad but would consider a single-parent family. A family will need to be nurturing, patient, committed and willing to be strong advocates. Aniyah stated she wants to be a big sister and likes dogs and cats. A structured environment with routines is highly recommended. The family should have experience dealing with trauma or be willing to learn about trauma. Aniyah and her older sister are very close and hope contact will be encouraged and continue.