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    The Connected Child

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    The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though, present unique challenges. Welcoming these children into your family— and addressing their special needs— requires care, consideration, and compassion.
    Written by two research psychologists specializing in adoption and attachment, The Connected Child will help you:


    • Build bonds of affection and trust with your adopted child
    • Effectively deal with any learning or behavioral disorders
    • Discipline your child with love without making him or her feel threatened


    "A must-read not only for adoptive parents, but for all families striving to correct and connect with their children." - Carol S. Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child






    Paperback: 288 pages

    Publisher: McGraw-Hill (April 22, 2007)

    Language: English

    ISBN: 978-0071475006


    Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.7 inches

    Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces





    Karyn B. Purvis, Ph.D., is the director at Texas Christian University's Institute of Child Development, which hosts the Adoption Project and its Hope Connection camp.


    David R. Cross, Ph.D., is the associate director of the Texas Christian University's Institute of Child Development and a professor in TCU's psychology department.


    Wendy Lyons Sunshine is an award-winning journalist.

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    1. Anonymous User on 4/15/2011, said:

    For any who have adopted special needs children of any kind, this book is real--I wish I knew about it 20 years ago; I should have had these tools to better understand--it would have saved much frustration. Practical, and so down-to-earth!
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