Children who have experienced institutionalization before adoptive placement may have significant challenges to overcome after adoptive placement. Find resources in this section to help parents with children who have been institutionalized.
And What About Food?
Discusses food issues that children previously placed in group or institutional settings may exhibit and provides suggestions to help their adoptive parents cope with them effectively.
When the Bonding Cycle Is Broken
Excerpts from two books that illustrate the bonding cycle and the effects of its disruption (click on link in left navigation bar). Also available in Spanish (click on link in left navigation bar).