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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT US-051
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Title Study Finds Medical Issues not the Biggest Concern
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
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Free text The author comments on findings of a medical follow-up study of international adoptees in the United States, as reported to the NACAC (North American Council on Adoptable Children). In the report of this study, Dr. Dana Johnson, Director of the International Adoption Medical Clinic of the University of Minnesota, states that the problems of greater concern to parents where those related to behaviour, speech, language, vision and chronic ear infections - problems that "relate to neglect and the longer time spent in institutional care."

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