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ERIC Number: EJ593697
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-4021
The Role of Birth/Previously Adopted Children in Families Choosing to Adopt Children with Special Needs.
Mullin, Ellen Steele; Johnson, LeAnne
Child Welfare, v78 n5 p579-91 Sep-Oct 1999
Notes that successful child placement depends on engaging birth or previously adopted children during the adoption process, yet other children are often overlooked when parents are adopting a special-needs child. Presents a model which recognizes dynamics of strength and vulnerability and applies that model to preparing and supporting the adoptive family for special-needs adoption. (LBT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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