This book offers a clear, well-documented view of troubled adoptive families. It focuses on adoptive families after the legal finalization of the adoption has taken place and is full of case examples, detailed case histories and presentations of various practice strategies.
Chapter 10: Parenting Developmentally Disabled Children
A significant number of special needs adopted children have developmental disabilities, and approximately half of all children awaiting adoption are developmentally disabled (Coyne & Brown, 1985). These disabling conditions include physical disorders such as cerebral palsy, blindness, spina bifida, and ...