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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT CAN-018
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Title Drug-Exposed Kids Thrive in Adoptive Homes
Author MARK Helen
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Date published/issue 00-00-2003
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Place published CANADA
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Publisher Adoptive Families Association of BC - www.bcadoption.com
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Country concerned CANADA
Index Child-health-info
Special-needs-child
Drugs-prenatal-exposure
Free text The author summarises the presentation of Dr. Jill Waterman at the NACAC conference in Pasadena, July-August 1999 on outcomes for adopted children affected by drugs. In the author's words: "While drug-exposed children face significant challenges, they can thrive in structured , stable adoptive homes with outside support".

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