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ISS/IRC Code COM-INTL-ADOPT ENG-043
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Title International Adoption: Challenges and Opportunities
Author Parent Network for the Post-Institutionalized Child
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Date published/issue 00-00-1999
Date received 00-00-0000
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Editor Thais Tepper
Publisher Parent Network for the Post-Institutionalized Child, P.O. Box 613, Meadow Lands, PA 15347, USA - www
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Language of document English

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Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Child-health-info
Institution-child
Special-needs-child
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Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Free text Collection of articles by professionals working in the field of adoption and post-adoption support to parents of children adopted from institutions. The authors emphasize the necessity for prospective adoptive parents and the agencies responsible for placing these children to consider these as "special needs adoptions" and include pre-adoption preparation for parents as well as post-adoption support. These professionals include Dr. Dana Johnson :Adopting an Institutionalized Child: What are the Risks?; Dana Johnson and Margaret Hostetter: Planning for the Health Needs of Your Institutionalized Child - Jane Ellen Aronson: Alcohol-related Birth Defects and International Adoption - describes the difficulties in evaluating a child for alcohol-induced defects; Victor Groza and Daniela Illeana: International Adoption and Adoptive Services; Dan Hughes: Parenting a Poorly Attached Child; Ron Federici: Understanding the Complexities of U:S. and International Adoptions

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