7 Ways to Give Your Child a History

Read on for seven interactive ways that parents can help a child adopted at an older age talk about adoption and understand his personal history — including time spent in foster care — during post-placement life.

From the March/April 2012 issue.
interactive ways to help an older child talk about adoption and her personal history

When a child is adopted from foster care at an older age, he needs to understand his story up to placement and the significance of his joining a new family forever. Here are hands-on activities you can use to start this conversation.


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