School Issues for Adopted Children

School Issues in Adoption

School Issues for Adopted Children

School Issues in AdoptionSchools can unintentionally be a minefield for adopted children and their parents. Issues related to school that adoptive families face can include:

  • The language used to talk about adoption and birth families
  • What, who, and when to talk with school personnel about your child’s history
  • Traditional assignments such as family tree and baby picture
  • Learning issues cause by early deprivation or prenatal exposure
  • Ethnicity and racial issues

Creating a Family has many resources to help you handle these sticky issues. A few we think you will find particularly helpful are:

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