The first year home
for adoptive families as they put away their travel suitcases, preconceived notions, and get down to the job of parenting...
This 50 page guide offers information on a variety of subjects:
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A Different Perspective
by Cynthia Hockman-Chupp
Strategies for Building Attachment
by Karleen Gribble, BRurSc, PhD,
Top Ten Tips for Successful First Year Parenting
by Deborah Gray, MSW, MPA
Why Grandma Can’t Pick Up the Baby
by Sheena Macrae and Karleen Gribble
What is This Thing You Call Sleep?
by Dr Julian Davies, MD
Alone No More...Recognizing Post Adoption Depression by Heatherly Bucher
Adding The Oldest by Terra Trevor
Creating a Fit by Carrie Kitze
“When Do You Tell a Child he was Adopted?”
And Other Secrets We Shouldn’t Keep
by Adam Pertman
Unexpected Special Needs by Nancy Hemenway
How Can You Combat the Effects of an Orphanage
By Mary Beth Williams, PhD, LCSW, CTS
The Impact of Trauma on the Adopted Child and Ten Keys to Healing Trauma in the Adopted Child
by B. Bryan Post
How to Find a Therapist Experienced in Attachment and/or Trauma by the Attachment Disorder Network
Sensory Integration And the Internationally Adopted Child
By Barbara Elleman, MHS, OTR/L, BCP
Facts About Parenting a Child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder By Teressa Kellerman
How to Avoid the Syndrome of Parent Burn-Out
by Harriet McCarthy
Being an Ally to Families Raising Children with Challenges by Ellin Frank
Help Your Child Ward Off a Mad Attack
by Lynne Namke, EdD
Being with Your Child in Public Places
by Patty Wipfler
Strategies to Deal with Anger and Power Struggles
by Christopher J. Alexander, PhD
When Adoptions Fail by Kim Phagan-Hansel
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