Raising Adopted Children: Practical Reassuring Advice for Every Adoptive Parent (Google eBook)
In this completely revised and updated edition of Raising Adopted Children, Lois Melina, editor of Adopted Child newsletter and the mother of two children by adoption, draws on the latest research in psychology, sociology, and medicine to guide parents through all stages of their child's development. Melina addresses the pressing adoption issues of today, such as open adoption, international adoption, and transracial adoption, and answers parents' most frequently asked questions, such as:
Up-to-date, sensitive, and clear, Raising Adopted Children is the definitive resource for all adoptive parents and concerned professionals.
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Adjustment of the Family
Bonding and Attachment
Talking About Adoption
How Adoption Affects the Family
Are Adoptees at Risk?
The Important Family History
Contact with Biological Relatives
Ethnic and Cultural Identity
Serious Behavioral Problems
Special Situations in Adoption
Selected References and Resources