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The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself

[Book Review] The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself

[Book Review] The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself

AF's editors review The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself, a story to help teach adoptive children that it's OK to let their defenses down and trust.

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Cover of Three More Words

[Book Review] Three More Words

Published nearly ten years after her debut memoir, Three More Words offers a closer look at Ashley Rhodes-Courter's tumultuous journey through foster care.

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Cover of Dear Wonderful You

[Book Review] Dear Wonderful You, Letters to Adopted & Foster Youth

Adoptees write letters to other adoptees, exploring the unique feelings that only one who was adopted could understand.

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The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting by Sally Donovan

[Book Review] The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting

The author of No Matter What returns with a new book bursting with real-world advice.

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Register for the Parenting the Hurt Child Webinar with Regina Kupecky on 3/9/16

Webinar Replay – Parenting the Hurt Child

View the replay of the “Parenting the Hurt Child” webinar. Regina M. Kupecky, LSW, guides parents in understanding a newly adopted older child’s behavior and discuss what will work (and what to avoid) to help him heal and attach.

A young girl with ADHD in foster care

Kids in Foster Care Diagnosed with ADHD at Higher Rates

A new study examines attention deficit in children living in foster care.

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A pediatrician utilizing new health care guidelines for foster children on a small boy

New Health Care Guidelines Set for Foster Children

The AAP has released new guidelines for pediatricians to follow when treating children in foster care.

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foster reunification

“Our Love Stayed with Him”

As foster parents, you hope that the love and security you offer will stay in a child’s heart. When we reconnected with a boy we fostered through two reunifications 14 years ago, we found that it had.

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