Books: Adopting Older/Special Needs Children

bookAdopting Older Children

Adopting Older Children. Alfred Kadushin. 1970. 245p. Columbia U Press

Adopting the Older Child. Claudia L Jewett. 1978. 301p. The Harvard Common Press.

Forever Parents: Adopting Older Children. James & Darleen Kloeppel. 1995. 120p. Adele Enterprises.

Nothing Good Ever Happens to Me: An Adoption Love Story. Caroline H Lindsay. 1996. 126p. Child Welfare.

Older Child Adoption. Grace Robinson. 1998. 177p. Crossroad Pub Co.

Our Own: Adopting & Parenting the Older Child. Trish Maskew. 1999. 284p. Snowcap Press.

Toddler Adoption: The Weaver's Craft. Mary Hopkins-Best. 1998. 272p. Perspectives Press.

Adopting Special Needs Children

Adopting & Advocating for the Special-Needs Child: A Guide for Parents & Professionals. L Anne Babb & Rita Laws. 1997. 256p. Greenwood

Adopting Children With Special Needs: A Sequel. Linda Dunn, ed.

Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families With Special-Needs Kids. Gregory Keck & Regina M Kupecky. 1995. 239p. Pi?n Press.

Adoption & Attention Deficit Disorder Hyperactivity. Randolph Severson. Hope Cottage.

Adoption Subsidy: A Guide for Adoptive Parents. Tim O'Hanlon, PhD. 1998. 42p.

Adoptive Parent Study: A Report of Survey of Parents Raising Adopted Minority, Older & Handicapped Children. Lawrence L. Shornack. 1976. Open Door Soc.

Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Troubled Children. Daniel A Hughes. 1998. 320p. Jason Aronson, Inc.

 

Camille's Children: 31 Miracles & Counting. Camille Geraldi & Carol Burris. 1996. 256p. Andrews & McMeel.

Can This Child Be Saved? Solutions For Adoptive & Foster Families. Cathy Helding & Foster W Cline. 1999. 359p. World Enterprises LLC.

Can't You Sit Still?: Adoption & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Randolph Severson. 70p. House of Tomorrow.

Challenge of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, The: Overcoming Secondary Disabilities. Ann Streissguth, Jonathan Kanter & Mike Lowry, editors. 1997. 256p. University of Washington Press.

Challenging Child, The: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five 'Difficult' Types of Children. Stanley I Greenspan & Jacqueline Salmon. 1996. 317p. Perseus Press.

Children With Prenatal Alcohol &/or Other Drug Exposure: Weighing the Risks of Adoption. Susan B. Edelstein, Susan B. Edelsein & Judy Howard. 1996. 105p. CWLA.

Children Who Lose Their Parents to HIV/AIDS: Agency Guidelines for Adoptive & Kinship Placement. Lisa Merkel-Holguin. 1996. CWLA.

Children Who Shock & Surprise: A Guide to Attachment Disorders. Elizabeth Randolph. 1997. rev ed. 42p.

Choices for Terminally Ill Parents: A Guide for State Law Makers. Yolande M Samerson. 1997. ABA.

Dangerous Legacy: The Babies of Drug-Taking Parents. Ben Sonder. 1994. 112p. Watts.

Don't Touch My Heart: Healing the Pain of the Unattached Child. Lynda Mansfield & Christopher Waldmann. 1994. 121p. Pi?n Press.

 

Eagle Doctor: Stories of Stephen, My Child With Special Needs. Chrissy L Nelson. Prologue by Patch Adams. 1999. 192p. Pangaea Press.

Facing the Brokenness: Meditations for Parents of Sexually Abused Children. KC Ridings. 1991. 196p. Herald Press.

Fantastic Antone Succeeds!: Experiences in Educating Children With Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Judith Kleinfeld & Siobhan Wescott, editors. 1993. 369p.

For the Love of Sang. Rachel Anderson. 1990. 272p. (Handicapped adopted child). Lion USA.

Fostering Changes: Treating Attachment-Disordered Foster Children. Richard Delaney. 1991. 94p. RJ Delaney.

Fostering or Adopting the Troubled Child: A Guide for Parents & Professionals. Janet Clayton Glatz. 1998. 168p. Audenreed Press.

Formed Families: Adoption of Children with Handicaps. Laraine Glidden. 1990. 242p. Haworth Press.

Give Them Roots, Then Let Them Fly: Understanding Attachment Therapy. Carole A McKelvey, ed. 1997. 280p. Attachment Center at Evergreen.

Healing Power of the Family, The: An Illustrated Overview of Life with the Disturbed Foster or Adopted Child. Richard Delaney. Illustrated by Terry McNerney. 1997 (2nd edition). 123p. Wood N Barnes.

Help for the Hopeless Child: A Guide for Families. Ronald S Federici; edited by Cari Ugent. 1998. 212p. (Vol 1). Dr Ronald S Federici and Associates.

Hope for High-Risk & Rage-Filled Children: Reactive Attachment Disorder, Theory & Intrusive Therapy. Foster W Cline, MD.

Invisible Road, The: Parental Insight to Attachment Disorders.

Janelle Peterson. 1995. 70p.

Limits of Hope, The: An Adoptive Mother's Story. Ann K Loux. 1997. 280p. University of Virginia Press.

Magic Castle, The: A Mother's Harrowing True Story of Her Adoptive Son's Multiple Personalities-And the Triumph of Healing. Carole Smith (Pseudonym). 1998. 288p. St Martin's Press.

Maybe You Know My Kid: A Parent's Guide to Identifying, Understanding & Helping Your Child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Mary C Fowler. 1990. 222p. Carol Pub Group.

Morninglory Babies. Tolbert McCarroll. 1988. St Martins.

No Child is Unadoptable: A Reader on Adoption of Children with Special Needs. Sallie R Churchill, et al, eds. 173p. Sage.

Nobody's Children: Orphans of the HIV Epidemic. Steven F Dansky. 1997. 178p. Haworth Press.

Out-Of-Sync Child, The: Recognizing & Coping With Sensory Integration Dysfunction. Carol Stock Kranowitz; Foreword by Larry B Silver. 1998. 322p. Perigee.

Raising Cain: Caring for Troubled Youngsters/Repairing Our Troubled System of Care. Richard J Delaney, PhD. 1997. 120p.

Self-Awareness, Self-Selection & Success: A Parent Preparation Guidebook for Special Needs Adoptions. 1985. North American Council on Adoptable Children.

Sexually Reactive Children in Adoption & Foster Care. Joan McNamara, ed. 1994. 147p.

Small Bargains: Children in Crisis & the Meaning of Parental Love. William Garrison. 1993. Simon & Schuster.

Successful Adoptive Families: A Longitudinal Study of Special-Needs Adoption.

Victor Groze. 1996. 161p. Greenwood.

Tangled Feelings: Sexual Abuse & Adoption. Joan McNamara.

Things I Want Most, The. Richard F Miniter. 1998. 288p. Bantam Doubleday Dell.

Think About Adopting or Foster Parenting Special Needs Children. Laura Adame Trickey & Bill Trickey. 1998. 45p.

To Bless Him Unaware: The Adopted Child Conceived by Rape. Randolph Severson, 1992. House of Tomorrow.

To Love a Child: A Reluctant Father Adopts a "Forgotten" Child. Ted Schwartz. 1995. 256p. New Horizon NJ.

Troubled Transplants: Strategies for Helping Disturbed Foster & Adopted Children. Richard Delaney & Frank Kustal. 1993. University of South Maine.

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