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Attachment & Bonding

http://www.attachmentdisorder.net/Nurturing_Activities.htm
Ideas for bonding with infants/toddlers.

http://www.med.umn.edu/peds/iac/postadoption/attachment.html
Fostering the Parent-Child Attachment Relationship from U of M Int'l Adoption Clinic


Attachment & the Brain

http://www.open.org/~nntc/
Northwest Neurodevelopmental Training Center (NNTC) treats children with attachment problems from a neurological standpoint.

http://www.open.org/~nntc/page27.html
NNTC listing of symptoms that may result from “injuries” to different parts of the brain (that can be caused by separation from the birth mother.)

http://www.open.org/~nntc/page15.html
Information from NNTC on the brain and attachment disorders.

http://olderchildadoption.com/rad/brainmaltreatment.htm
Understanding the effects of maltreatment on brain development.

http://www.nwrel.org/cfc/frc/beyus3.html
Infants, attachment, and brain development.


Attachment Disorders

http://www.attach-china.org
Attach-China website. Amazing amount of information on international adoption and attachment (and not China specific.)

http://www.reactiveattachmentdisordertreatment.com/ssi/articles.html
Dr. Buenning, a skilled attachment therapist, describes why adopted infants may have attachment difficulties. He also lists 27 attachment symptoms to be aware of in the adopted infant/toddler.

http://adsg.syix.com
Attachment disorder support group.

http://abcofohio.net/under5.htm
Attachment symptom checklist for children under 5. Gregory Keck

http://www.mental-health-matters.com/articles/article.php?artID=573
Attachment disorder checklist for older children. Arthur Becker-Weidman

http://www.adoption-research.org/pac.html
Daniel Hughes article, “Parenting a Poorly Attached Child.”

http://www.radkid.org/
Information on Reactive Attachment Disorder.

http://www.focusonyourchild.com/relation/art1/A0000745.html
Information on Reactive Attachment Disorder from Focus on the Family.

http://www.attachmentdisorder.net/
Information and support.

http://www.adopting.org/weidmanODD.html
Differences between RAD and ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder) explained.

http://www.geocities.com/iaicchild/attachmentfamilystory.html
One family’s story with RAD and ODD.

http://www.olderchildadoption.com/rad/
Attachment and bonding info, mostly regarding older children.

http://library.adoption.com/Reactive-Attachment-Disorder-RAD
Studies on attachment therapy.

http://www.eegspectrum.com/Articles/Articles/InHouseArticles/RAD/
Neurofeedback and RAD.

http://www.thelittleprince.org/
One mom’s site, “Surviving Life with RAD.”

http://www.fwweekly.com/content.asp?article=169
News article about successful treatment program from Texas Christian University.

http://members.tripod.com/~radclass/
Self-guided primer for the understanding and treatment of RAD.


Adoption Education

http://www.emkpress.com
EMK Press is a publisher of books for children whose lives have been touched by adoption, either domestic or international. They have FREE parent resources/guides to download, including: “Post Adoption Depression,” “Top Ten Tips for Successful First Year Parenting,” “Adoption Lifebooks,” “Babyshock; Depression and International Adoption,” “What is Transracial Adoption,” and much more.

http://www.adoptionlearningpartners.org/
Free, on-line courses to learn about various adoption topics including, “Journey of Attachment.”

http://www.childtraumaacademy.com/bonding_attachment/index.html
Free, on-line course: ”Bonding and Attachment in Maltreated Children."

http://www.childtraumaacademy.com/
Series of free, on-line courses. Excellent material for parents and professionals! "The Amazing Human Brain and Human Development," "Surviving Childhood: An Introduction to the Impact of Trauma," "The Cost of Caring: Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Impact of Working with High-Risk Children and Families."

http://www.attachmentcoalition.org/
Informative articles on adoptive parenting. Go to "Adoption Parenting Information."

http://members.tripod.com/~radclass/
Self-guided primer for the understanding and treatment of Reactive Attachment Disorder, with speaker's notes.

http://www.thinkingofadopting.com/html/healinghannah_10-25-06.html
“Healing Hannah: Attachment from an Adoptive Parent’s Point of View” is a recording of the live telecourse by Dawn Choate.


Adoption Parenting

http://library.adoption.com/Research-and-Statistics/
"The Inner World of the Adoptive Child"...how parenting an adoptive child differs due to uniques needs and concerns.


Adoptive Families

http://www.christianitytoday.com/cpt/2004/004/1.26.html
Interview of adoptive parents, MaryBeth & Steven Curtis Chapman.


Child Development

http://pages.towson.edu/sglennen/index.htm
Language development in internationally adopted children.

http://asq.uoregon.edu/
Complete a brief questionnaire from the University of Oregon to learn more about your child’s development (ages 3 months to 5 years.)

http://www.cps.ca/english/statements/CP/cp01-01.htm
Understanding Adoption: A Developmental Approach


For Kids

http://www.adoptionclubhouse.org/
A website just for adopted kids.


Neurofeedback

http://www.eegspectrum.com/Articles/Articles/InHouseArticles/RAD/
Neurofeedback: A Treatment for Reactive Attachment Disorder


Schooling

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChinaParentTeachers/links
Information for schools/teachers on adoption.

http://www.massadvocates.org/helping_traumatized_children_learn
Helping Traumatized Children Learn


Sensory Integration Dysfunction

http://www.radzebra.org/whatsensory.htm
Information on Sensory Integration Dysfunction and the connection to attachment.


Trauma

http://www.nctsnet.org/nccts/nav.do?pid=ctr_top_train_tele_sched
NCTSN (National Child Traumatic Stress Network) teleconferences on topics by trauma specialists (such as "Developmental Impact of Childhood Trauma" by Bessel van der Kolk) are archived with audio & PowerPoint.
 
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