How to Adjust Invasive Assignments

Traditional school assignments can be difficult for adopted children. Here's how you can be prepared.

Tips for creating adoption awareness in school assignments.
"I can't do my homework tonight. My teacher told me to look at both my parents and decide which one of you gave me my brown eyes and which gave me my red hair. And then I'm supposed to look at Josh and see what traits we have in common. How can I do that?" "We have a new kid in school from South Korea. My teacher insisted that I be her buddy because I'm Korean. I don't speak Korean ...

Parents should expect school assignments that are difficult for their children. So be prepared.


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