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#168 for Internationally Adopting Parents
February 4, 2014
PAL Center Inc.
B. Gindis Ph.D.
with socialization and peer interaction in older internationally
Socialization implies accepting, either consciously
or subconsciously, the values, attitudes, norms, social roles
and styles of interaction that are prevalent in the group. In
this article I discuss difficulties of IA children in the process
of gaining the knowledge, social skills, and appropriate language
that allow for integration into a peer group.
boy who called an orphanage home
Removing a child from the only place they have
ever known, their home - an orphanage - is exciting for the new
parents, but it is an overwhelming experience for the child.
an Extra-Curriculum Activity for an Adopted Child
I was looking for activities where my
son could play and be together with his peers. I tried several
and here were the first experiences mixing with children in different
Tantrums are quite common in adopted
children even long after they have passed the toddler years, and
this behaviour can be tricky to deal with. But there are ways
to manage your child's behavior that work.
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of the Center for Cognitive-Developmental
Assessment & Remediation,
or a former student
of the BGCenter Online School,
or a user of the International Adoption Articles Directory.
International Adoption Articles
Looking Back at
Events in Russian Adoption
Would Give Up an Adopted Child?
This wrenching story is the tale of one couple's
decision to re-home their adopted Russian daughter.
Adoptive Parents Who Give Up on Children Uncaring or Unprepared?
It's horrifying to read about the black market for
"re-homing" internationally-adopted children. The insider's
understanding of why it is so difficult to raise an adopted child.
Promises and Western Realities of Adoption
Memoir writer Tina Traster brings to life other parents'
stories about raising Russian-adopted children.
American Parents of Russian Children Don't Deserve The Heat
American parents of Russian-adopted children don't
deserve the heat they have received from Putin.
The latest article of Dr. Gindis is now also available
in a different format at Internationally
adopted children: Managing socialization and peer interaction
20th Adoption and The Family Conference at AMETZ
on March 23, 2014
The former comprehensive course PARENT PREPARATION PROGRAM FOR ADOPTING
A CHILD FROM RUSSIA will be updated for preparation to adoption from
any country in mid-February. On request,
we will reissue the Certificates of Completion
of the students who completed it in the past to reflect the
BGCenter Online School