#122 for Internationally Adopting Parents
January 13, 2010
PAL Center Inc.
PAL Center, Inc.
for adoption of an older orphan from abroad
West Coast Office -
travels between offices and
provides services in both Centers
March 14-26, 2010
is opened in cooperation with
Pediatric Therapy Center
at 1760 E Pecos Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85296
Please call the main number at
for the advanced scheduling
in both locations
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Welfare Information Gateway
Communicating About Adoption
Parents who feel good about adoption, are comfortable talking about
it, and can openly acknowledge their child's feelings are best able
to help their children do the same. Parents who tense up when the topic
is raised or who keep it a secret may send the message that something
is wrong with being adopted. This section presents tips for communicating
about adoption and recognizing your child's history in a positive way.
Adoption Books for School Age Kids
Children's books about international adoption help
kids process their feelings about being adopted and help adoptive parents
begin talks with their family.
for Speech/language pathologists and Audiologists
Foundations for Learning
Recent scientific findings in neuroscience, psychology,
and machine learning are creating the foundations for a new science
Cheryl N. Smith, Esq
Planning for the Adoptive Family
Cheryl N. Smith is an estate planning attorney at
the law firm of Bass, Doherty and Finks, P.C. She is also mom to her
beautiful daughter adopted at birth through open adoption.
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