West Virginia State Adoption Subsidy Profile
1. What specific factors or conditions does your State consider to determine that a child cannot be placed with adoptive parents without providing financial assistance? ("What is your State definition of special needs?") A child with special needs is defined as a child that has at...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Q. What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? A. ADHD refers to a family of related chronic neurobiological disorders that interfere with an individual's capacity to regulate activity level (hyperactivity), inhibit behavior (impulsivity), and attend to tasks (inattention) in... Montana State Adoption Subsidy Profile
1. What specific factors or conditions does your State consider to determine that a child cannot be placed with adoptive parents without providing financial assistance? ("What is your State definition of special needs?") A child with special needs is defined as a child that has at... Minnesota Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
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How to Find a Therapist with Birth Parent Experience
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Hopefully I have convinced you that seeking help from a therapist is not a bad thing. I won't leave you hanging with that thought though; I'm going to give you some tips on how to seek out a therapist with experience in birth parent grief and loss. It's not an easy task but it is... Benefit to Nebraska Safe Haven Law
October 1, 2008, 6:58 am
The Nebraska Safe Haven law was a very badly written law and the results were predictable. The law was very open ended and allowed parents to surrender children up to the age of 18. Then intent was to allow birth mothers the opportunity to relinquish a child they could not care for and prevent... What Is the Third Leading Cause of Death for Teenagers?
May 16, 2008, 6:51 pm
What is the third leading cause of death for teenagers and young adults those from 15 to 24 years old? If you said suicide then you are correct. What causes teenagers or young adults with an unlimited future ahead of them to choose suicide over life? The number one cause of suicide in the United...