Catalogue by titles / Ensuring the survival of families who adopt children with special needs - an invitational meeting

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT US-014
Partner DCI code 2740
Title Ensuring the survival of families who adopt children with special needs - an invitational meeting
Author NCFA (National Committee for Adoption)
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Date published/issue 02-00-1991
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher National Committee for Adoption Inc., 1930 Seventeenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20009, USA
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Page 28 p
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Type of material Leaflet
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Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Siblings
Special-needs-child
Disabled
Prepa-adoption-paps
Paps-info-counsel
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Free text Report of a meeting on adoption and special needs children (Boys Town, Nebraska, February 1989). " 'Special needs' generally refers to a child with a medical condition or physical, mental, or emotional disability, a child who is a member of an ethnic or racial group, a sibling group that should be placed in the same adoptive home, or an older (usually age 10 or older) child". Recommendations for action, nationwide, particularly in the preparation and support of adoptive parents of such children.

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