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Reality Check: Common Health and Developmental Issues of Internationally Adopted Children

Children created in collaboration with University of Alabama-Birmingham, International Adoption clinic.   Educates prospective adoptive parents about the risks, needs and developmental issues of institutionalized children using real-life examples in addition to proven research. Provides extensive information and resources lists on topics such as fetal alcohol, attachment, behavioral issues, as well as, common medical and health concerns as they relate to adopted children (4 hours of training). Includes a worksheet (found at the end of the manual) that must be completed and submitted to the family’s IFS Program Director. IFS offers this material for free for families for which we are conducting a home study or international placement. Click here to begin download: Reality Check.


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