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    Problem Screening and referral
    Free telephone consultation on the appropriate for your child resources and services available at the BGCenter.

    Screening for school placement and services on arrival
    Initial psycho-educational evaluation in the native language (Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese and Spanish) of your internationally adopted child for the determination of proper school placement and services.

    Telephone Consultation with Child Psychologist
    A telephone consultation on specific issues of your internationally adopted child.

    Disability Manifestation Determination
    Disability manifestation determination and remedial program development for an internationally adopted child at school.

    Second opinion service
    The opinion of a specialist on the quality and shortcomings of your internationally adopted child's previous assessments and records.

    In-Office Consultation During Hosting
    In-office hosting family consultation on the child's developmental status.

    Pre-adoption evaluation of medical documents and tapes
    Review of medical records, developmental history, videotapes and photos of a prospective adoptee of 3 years and older.

    Psycho-Educational Assessment
    A comprehensive evaluation of an internationally adopted child for obtaining special education services or for the purpose of special education or private school placement. A comprehensive remedial program for this child is created.

    Individual Transition Plan Preparation
    Individual Transition Plan (ITP) for internationally adopted children in the age of 14-18.
    The ITP can be a part of a comprehensive developmental, vocational, and psycho-educational evaluation, or it can be a standalone document, based on the current IEP and additional vocational assessment.

    Combined Neuropsychological, Developmental and Educational Assessment
    This extensive assessment is recommended for a child exhibiting multiple symptoms of various psychological impairments, the nature of which needs to be understood to develop a comprehensive remedial program for this child.

Parental Techniques and Counseling for Adoptive Families
Jeltje Simons can help you with developing the right day-to-day parental skills to set the needed structure and healthy relations with your kids, to regulate communications and help your post-institutional child to fit into your family.



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Useful Links

Families with Children from China

Dr. Jane Aronson

Eastern European Adoption Coalition

Families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption (FRUA)

Attachment Disorder Site


Post Adoption Info

Trailblazers Therapeutic Services

New York
Home Study

Guide to Paying for College for Students with Disabilities

Jewish Child Care Association's Ametz Adoption Program