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  • The Ups and Downs of Adopting a Toddler

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    Toddler Adoption

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    Many adopted children are brought home as toddlers or preschoolers, which can be a difficult time period for any child. Mary Hopkins-Best, author of Toddler Adoption: The Weaver’s Craft, talks about the unique rewards and challenges of adopting a toddler. We will discuss the differences between toddler and infant adoption, how toddlers grieve, and transition tips.

    + Highlights of the show (click to expand)

    • What is the distinction between parents who deliberately choose to adopt a toddler and those who simply accept a toddler referral?
    • What is the risk of special needs and other issues with toddler adoption?
    • What causes attachment issues in adopted toddlers?
    • What is the difference between chronological age and development age?
    • What are some of the blessings of adopting a toddler or preschool aged child?
    • How can parents facilitate both natural independence and healthy attachment in adopted toddlers?
    • What can parents do when children display developmental regression after adoption?
    • What is psychosocial dwarfism and how can it be treated?
    • Is it wise to change a toddler’s name after they are adopted?
    • How can parents help their child transition from the orphanage to their new home?
    • What is the optimal transition from orphanage to home?
    • What attachment techniques can parents use when they first meet their child?
    • How can parents promote healthy sibling relationships?
    • What can parents do to promote attachment with visually impaired children?

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    23/01/2008 | by Radio Show | Categories: 2008 Shows, Adoption, Adoption Radio Shows, Radio Show | 0 Comments


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