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Adopting and advocating for the special needs child : a guide for parents and professionals

Author: L Anne Babb; Rita Laws
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1997.
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Adopting and Advocating for the Special Needs Child bridges the gap between the desire to help a waiting child and the reality of America's special needs adoption system. It is designed to be used by adoption professionals and adoptive parents, to help them get started, keep going, and locate whatever additional information and support they need. The authors are adoption professionals, long-time support volunteers,  Read more...
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Babb, L. Anne (Linda Anne), 1957-
Adopting and advocating for the special needs child.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1997
(OCoLC)645868552
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Anne Babb; Rita Laws
ISBN: 0897894898 9780897894890
OCLC Number: 36024054
Description: xiv, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Dorothy DeBolt and Robert DeBolt --
Ch. 1. Special Needs Adoption in the United States --
Ch. 2. Choosing the Type of Child You Will Adopt --
Ch. 3. Finding a Child --
Ch. 4. Preparing for Parenthood --
Ch. 5. Early Placement: What Parents Experience --
Ch. 6. Early Placement: What Children Experience --
Ch. 7. Living with Special Needs --
Ch. 8. Finances --
Ch. 9. Working with Educators and Schools --
Ch. 10. Transracial Adoption --
Ch. 11. International Special Needs Adoption --
Ch. 12. When Things Go Wrong --
Ch. 13. Special Needs, Special Situations.
Responsibility: L. Anne Babb and Rita Laws ; foreword by Dorothy and Robert DeBolt.

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Many children are still waiting to be adopted in the US and many people are more than willing to accept them, if it wasn't for red tape and bureaucracy. This book to be used by adoption professionals  Read more...

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