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(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A condition in which victims of overwhelming and uncontrollable experiences are subsequently psychologically affected by feelings of intense fear, loss of safety, loss of control, helplessness, and extreme vulnerability and in children the disorder involves... [more]

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I would like nothing more for Sammy to be able to join the military when he turns 18. I do not want my child to go into battle, but the structure would be so good for him, in addition to my knowing that he has a place to live and is eating every day. Foster and adopted children are not...
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A couple of weeks ago we had the ARD meeting to set my son's educational plan .   At the meeting, we set an uneasy goal to send "The Captain" on to kindergarten next year.  I left unsettled. As the next week or two went by, I began to worry.  The Captain was struggling at school.  He was...
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