Content: Research & Studies

Adoption Disruption/Displacement Experiences of Intercountry Adoptees USA

Are you an intercountry/international adoptee 18+ years or older? Did you spend time (30 days or more) in foster care, group home, residential treatment, wilderness treatment camp, treatment ranch, or long-term hospitalization program before you turned 18 years old? Or did your adoptive parents kick you out of the house, leading you to couch-surf, stay […]

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Beyond Cultural Camp – Promoting Healthy Identity Formation in Adoption

Funded by WK Kellogg Foundation and Evan B Donaldson Adoption Institute, 2009-2011 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report was researched and written by Hollee McGinnis, Policy & Operations Director of the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute; Susan Livingston Smith, Program & Project Director of the Institute, Dr. Scott D. Ryan, a Senior Research Fellow of the Institute and […]

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Survey – University of Birmingham and Queen’s University Kingston

The Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, the University of Birmingham (UK), and Queen’s University, Kingston (Canada) are conducting a community-based survey to better understand what life is like for individuals whose fathers are foreign soldiers. The study is funded by the Wellcome Trust, an independent British charitable foundation with global interest in health […]

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Adoptees advantaged by birth language memory

Science Daily, Date:January 18, 2017, Source:Radboud University anguage learning very early on in life can be subconsciously retained even when no conscious knowledge of the early experience remains. The subconscious knowledge can then be tapped to speed up learning of the pronunciation of sounds of the lost tongue. A paper describing these results of language […]

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A longitudinal investigation of children internationally adopted at school age

Emily J. Heldera, Elizabeth Muldera & Marjorie Linder Gunnoea* pages 39-64 Received: 1 Apr 2014 Accepted: 15 Sep 2014 Published online: 07 Nov 2014 Abstract Most existing research on children adopted internationally has focused on those adopted as infants and toddlers. The current study longitudinally tracked several outcomes, including cognitive, behavioral, emotional, attachment, and family […]

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