A Letter to Your Child's Teacher

Your child's teacher may not be familiar with positive adoption language. Here's a sample letter to help him get started.

Using positive adoption language in the classroom
Dear Mrs. Jones, I wanted to make certain you know that our family was formed through adoption, since it may come up in discussion this year in your class. Throughout the year I would like to share some terrific educational resources about adoption, family trees, positive adoption language, and more. In the meantime, I am sending you information and sample Q & As that may help you with responses to questions about adoption from kids in the classroom, should they ...

Even a teacher sensitive to adoption may benefit from having words to say.

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