Adopted Children

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    called “PACT”, no, they cannot bond with the adopted child. They feel, “Bounding is a one-way process that begins in the birth mother during pregnancy and continues through the first few days of life.” (1-2) It is instinctive so the bond can never be achieved, but hope lies in “attaching”. When you create an attachment between your child and you, it allows for the child to flourish. “Attachment is a two-way reciprocal process between parents and their children. (1-2) This process of attachment says a

  • Erikson's Psychosocial Stages and Adopted Children

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    Difficulties and Stages of Adopted Children Erikson believed that people develop in psychosocial stages. He emphasized developmental change throughout the human life span. In Erikson's theory, eight stages of development result as we go through the life span. Each stage consists of a crisis that must be faced. According to Erikson, this crisis is not a catastrophe but a turning point. The more an individual resolves the crises successfully, the healthier development will be. The first stage

  • Adopted Children Should Know T

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    one’s own flesh and blood. Adopted children have a right to know who their biological parents are. Health reasons, curiosity, and the need to bond with family are all important factors that adopted children face. Genetic diseases make it essential that a child knows who their birth parents are. If an adoptees considering starting a family and needs to know his or her chance of passing on a genetic disease, the identity of his or her parents must be revealed. Also if an adopted child would like to know

  • Eight Wonders of the World: Eight Adopted Children.

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    Eight Wonders of the World Eight children. All just a little bit different from the rest. All with different parents and different genes and completely different deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that traces back to completely different parts of the world. Broken branches grafted onto a different family tree, as Shane Koyczan would say. They are all a part of the same family, though; all held together, to each other, by the same bond. They are now and forever linked together. They are brothers, sisters

  • Should Adopted Children Be Allowed To Locate Their Biological Parents?

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    Should Adopted Children Be Allowed To Locate Their Biological Parents?      A touchy topic these days is whether or not the option should be open for adopted children to be able to locate their biological parents. There are some many circumstances for each different case that it is hard to know where exactly I stand on this topic. Over all, I do not think that you should locate your biological parents.      There are many reasons for this. For

  • Adopted Children Have the Right to Know the Identities of Their Birth Parents

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    Every day children are born to parent’s that give them up for adoption for one reason or another. This reason usually plays an important role in determining whether the biological parent(s) want their identities known by the child. Although the reason may be fundamental to the parents in shaping whether they choose yes or no, its value should not take precedence over the fact that adopted children have the right to know the identities of their birth parents. Many practical reasons play a part

  • From Fear To Love: Parenting Difficult Adopted Children By B. Bryan Post

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    In his 2010 book From Fear To Love: Parenting Difficult Adopted Children, B. Bryan Post, PhD brings to the reader a new approach for dealing with difficult children. Though a relatively short read at 116 pages, Dr. Post is able to educate the reader regarding his development, The Stress Model™ (Post, B., 2010, p. 39), and give them new tools for working with children. Initially written for those individuals who foster or have adopted children, the behavior modification concepts and techniques can

  • The Importance Of Lack Of Knowledge On Their Birthrights

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    their contempt towards such laws. The question that many have asked is, why should the adopted person not be given access to their birthright information? Awareness of one's birthright is important as it enables an individual to understand his/her historical background, genealogical traits, also cases of diseases and illness that may be associated with his/her family. More often than not, adopted children are faced with countless challenges and problems that affect them psychologically and

  • Nature Vs Nurture Essay

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    is a debate that comes up a lot with adopted children because they seem to have more problems than non-adopted children. Adopted children tend to have more behavioral problems such as; conduct disorders and academic struggles. Meanwhile, non-adopted children seem to have less behavioral problems. The problem seems is that the parent doesn 't know how to help the child 's behavior and it ends up getting worse. There are many questions about why adopted children tend to have these problems. There 's

  • Essay On Cross Cultural Adoption

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    there were 238,230 children who exited foster care. "Foster club statics ." This means that there are around 250,000 children that are still in foster care without a real family or have aged out of foster care. Majority of the foster children is moved from foster home to foster home and split up from their siblings. More than 60% of children in foster care spend two to five years in the system before being adopted. Almost 20% spend five or more years in foster care before being adopted. Some never get