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ERIC Number: ED107074
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Older and Handicapped Children Are Adoptable: The Spaulding Approach.
Blacklock, Dottie; And Others
Described is an adoption agency for difficult to place handicapped and older children (infancy through 16 years-old). The process involves initial assessment of the child's functioning and of the family's parenting capabilities, and continued support after placement. Placement histories of two handicapped children are presented. Reviewed are the adoption implications of blindness, cerebral palsy, cleft palate, deafness, diabetes, mental retardation, perceptual handicaps, and spina bifida. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Spaulding for Children, Chelsea, MI.