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Behavior Change As Reported By Caregivers Of Children Receiving Holding Therapy
From 1995 through 1997, data was collected for a freelance research project on adopted children and adolescents receiving holding therapy at the Attachment and Bonding Center of Ohio (ABC). The twelve participating families were clients who sought treatment for behavioral problems thought to be... The Prevention of Violence Against Women and Children As a Community-Building Strategy
Statement of Purpose: The board and staff of the Family Violence Prevention Fund developed this paper in order to frame the organization's community-building principles, activities, and vision. It is intended to enhance our work with current allies and to invite new partnerships with those... Addressing Diversity in Special Education Research
Over the next two decades, American society will become increasingly multiethnic and multilingual (Rodriguez, 1990). The number of children living in poverty will substantially increase, and there will be a significant increase in the number of homes where children speak a primary language other... Learn About Children Waiting for Adoption
Who are the Waiting Children in the U.S. Foster Care System? Teenagers. Sibling groups. Children with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. Children who have been abused and neglected. Many thousands of children who wait for parents live in foster homes, group homes or residential...
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The Questions People Ask: Question # 2
September 19, 2013, 6:48 am
In a recent post, I wrote about practicing answers to questions that people will ask about an adopted child. I'm always surprised at the questions that people will ask in front of my child. This series of posts is my attempt to give people creating a family through adoption the chance to think... My Choice: Diverse Classes or Diverse Classmates
August 29, 2013, 9:47 am
During my daughter's last year in preschool, the school's administration decided to start a private kindergarten. If the first year of the new school was successful, they planned to add a grade a year each year as long as it was feasible, possibly up to eighth grade.
I wouldn't have sought... Teens Dealing with Adoption
August 21, 2013, 6:58 am
My new job gives me the opportunity to educate people about adoption. Most folks don't know much at all about the process, particularly about how adoption plays out in the teen years. Both our older girls have birth siblings they've never met. Pepper has 5 half-siblings (4 living), and Sunshine...
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Bryan-Searching for bio-family "Stultz" 1968
January 23, 2014, 3:47 pm
I was born in Alburquerque, New Mexico at the Presbyterian Hospital in albuquerque. My date of birth is 9/14/1968. I was adopted 7 days after my birth by the Pratt family. I live in Illinois. I am an African American Male. My birth mother was very fair skinned, and my birth certificate states...
Bryan-searching for bio-family/mother
February 28, 2014, 5:13 pm
I was born in Alburquerque, New Mexico at the Presbyterian Hospital in albuquerque, but my adoption was finalized in Illinois. My date of birth is 9/14/1968. I was adopted 7 days after my birth by the Pratt family. I am an African American Male. My birth mother was very fair skinned, and my birth...
Adopting again after transracial adoption
January 23, 2014, 8:56 pm
My husband and I are both Caucasian and adopted a mixed race child (African American and Hispanic). He is now 2 and the light of our life. We are trying to adopt again.
When we adopted our son, we were open to a child of any race. However, now that he is part of our family, we are wondering if...
Daughter Born 1/3/1974 in Omaha, NE
February 11, 2014, 1:10 pm
Our birth daughter was born 40 years ago at a Salvation Army hospital in Omaha, NE. Her birthdate was 1/3/1974.
She is bi-racial. Her father is African American and I am Caucasian. We married in July, 1977 and have 2 other children.
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How Did They Know I'm Chinese?
Adoptive parents in trans-racial families have additional challenges to parenting biological children. In addition to the usual childhood struggles, we must find ways to support and guide our... After the Adoption...
I am a 38-year-old woman who was adopted. My mother relinquished her rights to me at birth, but I lived with foster parents until I was adopted at 18 1/2 months old. I wish I could share a joyous... I Am Blessed
Hello,My name is David. I went to college in Rhode Island, and in my second year of college, I impregnated the birth mother of my daughter. Being young and 19 years of age, I decided to leave college...
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