ERIC Number: ED116821
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Tips on the Care and Adjustment of Vietnamese and Other Asian Children in the United States.
Miller, Helen M.
This handbook provides information related to the physical, emotional, and language problems that may face newly adopted Vietnamese or Korean children and their adoptive parents. Cultural differences among Vietnamese, Korean, and American families in such areas as diet, sleeping customs, clothing, child care, communication, toilet habits, and schooling are explained in detail. Suggestions are included for making necessary adjustment periods as easy as possible. A comprehensive collection of general information about possible health problems of the children, with particular emphasis on diseases unique to Asia, is presented. (BRT)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adopted Children, Adoption, Behavior Problems, Child Care, Cultural Differences, Diseases, Emotional Adjustment, Health Needs, Indochinese, Korean Culture, Language Handicaps, Non English Speaking, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (DHEW Publication No. (OHD) 75-72 $0.65)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.