Adoption

We have collected here some material on various issues related to adoption. You will see that many of these resources are from the website talkinghearttoheart.org, which is a website about parenting adopted teens. 

 

Special Needs Adoption

 

Son’s Prenatal Exposure to Amphetamines

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/story-unfolds-of-sons-pre-natal-exposure-to-methamphetamine/

 

Adoptive Mom Advocates for Daughter’s Special Needs

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/adoptive-mom-advocates-for-daughters-special-needs/

 

 

Adoptees Speak Out

 

Positive Message to Parents: Sending your Child to Treatment

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-young-adults/positive-message-to-parents-sending-your-child-to-treatment/

 

PACER- Support Groups for Adopted Persons and Birth Parents

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/adoptee-voices/pacer-groups-for-adopted-persons-and-birth-parents/

 

Andrea’s Story – Latina Adoptee

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/andreas-story/

 

A Whole New World – Chinese Adoptee’s Story

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/adoptee-voices/a-whole-new-world/

 

Kathryn Joyce, Author of The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking and the New Gospel of Adoption

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/kathryn-joyce-new-york-times-sunday-review-september-22-2013/

 

Aselefech Evans and Jenni Fang Lee in Conversation – Ethiopian and Chinese Adoptees

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/adoptee-voices/aselefech-evans-and-jenni-fang-lee-in-conversation/

 

Adoptee Searches for Birth Mother

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/angela-tuckers-film-closure/

 

 

Transracial Adoptive Families

 

Conversation about Transracial Adoption with Beth Hall, Executive Director of PACT An Adoption Alliance

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-young-adults/conversation-about-transracial-adoption-with-beth-hall/

 

Checklist for Transracially Adoptive Parents

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/non-checklist-checklist-for-transracially-adopted-parents/

 

 

Radical Attachment Disorder

 

Podcast on Unconditional Love

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-young-adults/podcast-on-unconditional-love-this-american-life/

 

 

Adoption and Identity

 

For Adoptive Parents: The Tween Years

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/for-adoptive-parents-the-tween-years/

 

Adoption and Divorce

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/adoption-and-divorce/

 

Identity, Adolescence and Adoption

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/beth-hall-parenting-tips-on-identity-adolescence-and-adoption/

 

Is Adoption Loss? For Adoptive Parents

http://talkinghearttoheart.org/parenting-adopted-teens/is-adoption-loss-for-adoptive-parents/

 

 

Adoption Counselors

 

Cindy Rasicot MFT, www.cindyrasicot.com, Lafayette, CA 510 332-0463

Cherie Campbell-French MFT, Lafayette, CA 925 787-4673

 

Colleen King Ney LCSW, Palo Alto, CA 650 493-1448

Linda Ikeda MFT, San Jose, CA 408 247-1600 #3

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Disclaimer:

If a program, school or other resource appears on this site, it is not a recommendation.  Conversely, if a program, school or resource is omitted, it does not mean it is not a good program. What is a fine program for one child/family, may not work for another child/family and the opposite is true as well.

The information contained on this site is provided by parents, not professionals, and is meant as a starting point for parents with struggling children.  We recommend consulting therapists, psychiatrists, and other professionals to guide you in the placement of your child.