School Issues for Adopted Children

School Issues in Adoption

School Issues in AdoptionSchools can unintentionally be a minefield for adopted children and their parents. School issues 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 adoption-related school issues. A few we think you will find particularly helpful are:

Many more Creating a Family radio interviews with experts, videos, blogs, fact sheets, and Q and A’s with Experts on school issues and assignments with adopted kids can be found at the icons below.

Image credit: Kate Ter Haar

Additional Resources

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Creating a Family Radio Shows on School Issues

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Creating a Family Blogs on School Issues

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Creating a Family Factsheets, Tips on School Issues

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Creating a Family Videos on School Issues

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Q and A's with Experts on School Issues