Meet Shyanne!

Shyanne is a nurturing and spirited 14-year-old girl. She is described as energetic, imaginative and sociable. She loves to have her hair up and in some sort of “fancy” way. Shyanne is a vocal child and loves to talk to just about anyone. She prefers to play indoors with her stuffed animals and dolls. She loves food, in terms of both eating and talking about it. Shyanne is in 7th grade for the 2021-2022 school year. and has an Individual Education Plan to assist her as she is delayed academically.

Overall, Shyanne is physically healthy. She is prescribed medication on a daily basis. Shyanne also attends weekly trauma focused individual therapy to deal with her significant and complex abuse and neglect. Shyanne has visits and phone contact with her brother Ronald who is placed in another home.

This is not a legal risk placement as termination of parental rights has occurred. The ideal adoptive family for Shyanne would be a loving family with trauma informed parenting experience and behavioral training. The family should be Level A trained or be willing to complete Level A training. The adoptive family should have a strong support network locally and have the ability to establish consistent, firm, but loving rules and consequences.

For more information about Shyanne, please contact Sarah Shands. Only currently licensed adoptive families will be considered. Please have your licensing worker submit your adoptive home study to:

Sarah Shands, Adoption Specialist (
Bringing Families Together
7151 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
Hazelwood, MO 63042
314-731-3969 ext. 327 (phone)
314-731-3906 (fax)