Attachment Disorder

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Category: Parenting

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Articles About "Attachment Disorder"

Hannah's Healing
When we become adoptive parents, we intellectually know that there are no guarantees. However, most of us find it hard to truly image that our child will turn out drastically different from our vision. We might be picturing a physically healthy child. Or an athletic child. Or a smart...
My Top Ten Memories
I adopted my daughter more than four years ago at age six. She arrived as an undersized, scared, quiet, pale little girl. Very quickly, I realized that she was smart, athletic, curious, and had a great sense of humor. To that is now added a sense of confidence, a way with words, and an excitement...
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: (Part II)
PART II THE STUDY It was hypothesized that Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy would have a positive effect on children with Reactive Attachment Disorder in several areas including: 1. Reduction in attachment disorder symptoms, 2. Increased capacity to use the parent, as a secure base for comfort...
We Made It!
It seems so long ago, so many struggles ago, when Tyler came into our lives. We were attempting to adopt twin girls, but much to our dismay, the caseworker had decided that the girls were too physically impaired to be adopted. The worker called to tell us the bad news and then suggested we think...

"Attachment Disorder" in the News

Born in prison, she's back behind bars on a mission
Deborah Jiang Stein, author of 'Prison Baby,' created the unPrison Project to help women in prison find their self-worth and realize that they can set goals and change their lives.
Relationships focus of upcoming Vacaville seminar
Relationships can be hard enough to manage without the influences of social media, technology and Internet pornography complicating matters.
My favourite TV show: Mad Men
This subtle, oblique tale of alcoholics, sociopaths and geniuses requires us to listen - and not look at our phones once Continue reading...
Tech toys for kids aren't all bad
By Jeff Edelstein The Trentonian Modern technology causes "overstimulation" in children and it's up to us parents to rein it in.

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"Attachment Disorder" in the Adoption Blogs

Did Ted Bundy Have RAD?
June 23, 2013, 11:02 pm
It's a long story, but I just finished reading a book about Ted Bundy. The book I read,†The Stranger Beside Me, was written by Ann Rule, a former Seattle cop-turned-writer who just happened to work with Ted Bundy on a suicide hotline in the early 1970s. Ms. Rule had already started researching...
Why Can't I Reap What I Sow?
April 5, 2013, 7:30 pm
It is SO frustrating to be my daughter's mom for nine, count 'em nine, years, and she STILL won't come to me with a problem. I know all the background about brains that didn't form vital connections, fight or flight, reactive attachment disorder, fetal alcohol impaired social skills and so forth....
When Talking to Friends Doesn't Help
May 12, 2013, 10:29 pm
Parents of Reactive Attachment Disorder kids are caught in a bind. On the one hand, few of us just happen to have within our circle of intimates close friends who are also parenting RAD kids. On the other hand, we need a lot of support from our friends exactly because we are parenting in such a...
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"Attachment Disorder" in the Adoption Forums

Hoping we made the right decision. Child with RAD...
February 11, 2014, 1:11 pm
This is going to be long. My husband and I are in the process of fostering to adopt a sibling group. Two girls, 10 and 13. They are family to us (my husband's side) and have been in foster care for many, many years. We thought they had been adopted eons ago. Thanks to the internet we found out...
Talk to me about RAD/Attachment Diagnosis and Psych Evals
April 7, 2014, 7:36 am
So due to continued issues at school with former nephew/now AS (age 6) being unable to keep his hands to himself and sit still during the day, we've been seeing a private behaviorist for a few months. AS has been on ADHD medication for 15 months. It seems to help, but not bring it down to a...

Stories About "Attachment Disorder"

Sibling Adoption and One Adoption Failing after Finalization
It wasn't until a summer afternoon in August 2008, four years after the adoption, that I found the courage to begin to write the "un-writable," a chronicle of my family's fall into, and...
Adoptive Motherís Story
Hi, I am 38 years old, and because my husband and I couldn't have children, we adopted two beautiful children, siblings, 4 years ago. Our family was perfect ,so we thought.Our son at the time of...
Healing My Daughter's Brain
My daughter had a plan to commit suicide this spring, and it was a wake-up call that I will never forget. For many years, we have felt that our daughter, whom we adopted from China at the age of 1...

Web Results for "Attachment Disorder"

Table 1 - California State University
Navneet Kaur Thind. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2007. THESIS. Submitted in partial satisfaction of. the requirements for the degree of
Attachment disorder - Purestorm
22 March 2013 11:10. Follyhouse Photographer Location United Kingdom Leicestershire Hinckley: Quote from photostore "attachment disorder" I'm sure that's what some photographers get towards "their new model"
AT Attachment - Shelf3D
Dr. Gabor Mate on Attachment and Conscious Parenting. Add to EJ Playlist Gabor Mate, MD, author of Hold On to Your Kids, is interviewed by Lisa Reagan for Pathways to Family Wellness at his Kids, Culture and Chaos talk in Charlott...
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