Dealing with the Unwanted Spotlight

When trying to fit in with peers, the last thing a teen wants is unnecessary attention. Here's how parents can help adoptees navigate situations where their differences make them stand out.

Teenage adoption stories: Helping adoptees who feel different

When children enter a family as older children or teens, or even when older children who are adopted move from one school setting to another, some of the ordinary issues of school life can become complicated for them.


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