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Free Handout: Talking About Adoption with Your Nine- to 12-Year-Old

Talking About Adoption with Your Nine- to 12-Year-Old

How to keep the adoption conversation going through the preteen years.

Preteens start asking more complex questions about adoption--or may clam up about the subject entirely. In this free adoption handout you'll find...
  • An overview of developmental tasks nine- to 12-year-olds are working through--and ways parents should respond
  • Conversation starters to encourage a silent preteen
  • Signs that a child might benefit from therapy
  • Book and movie suggestions that can spark adoption discussions
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