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Publicly Funded Post Adoption Services by State

Attachment/Trauma

Defiance

  • The Explosive Child by Ross Greene
  • Your Defiant Child by Barkley & Benton
  • Try and Make ME by Levy & Ohanlon

Drug & Alcohol Exposed Children

Learning and Attention Issues

Lending Library

Memoirs

  • The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal by Jonathan Mooney
  • Look Me in the Eyes: My Life with Aspergers by John Robison

Nutrition/Adoption Nutrition

Parenting Adopted Children/Special Needs

  • Parenting the Hurt Child by Keck & Kupecky
  • 20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Suceed by Sherrie Eldridge
  • 20 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge

Residential Treatment/Wilderness Programs

Sensory Issues

  • The Out-of-Sync Child by Carol Stock Kranowitz
  • A Sensory World (featuring Kranowitz) by TCU Institute of Child Development (DVDs)
  • The Everything Parent’s Guide to Sensory Integration Disorder, by Terri Mauro

These resources are offered as samples for your reference only and are not intended to represent the best or only resources available on these subjects. We make no guarantee with regard to the accuracy, completeness or suitability of any resource listed and take no responsibility or liability in connection with the use or misuse of any material. Our intent is to offer a sampling of resources related to adoption issues that might be of help to you.

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