All About Adoption: How Families Are Made & How Kids Feel About It
For individuals in the U.S. & U.S. territories
How did you find me?
What does adoption mean?
Where did I come from?
Would you send me back?
What are all those papers?
Will you always love me?
Do I fit in?
Why was I adopted?
For children adopted at any age and from any country, All About Adoption explores the what, how and why of adoption, as well as the many feelings kids can experience as they grow up. And for parents, an extensive afterword discusses the unique practical and emotional dimensions of adoptive children and their families, with suggestions for answering the most challenging questions.
Marc Nemiroff, Ph.D., serves on the core faculty of the Washington School of Psychiatry's Infant and Young Children Mental Health Training Program and the clinical faculty of George Washington University's Doctor of Psychology program. He is also an Affiliate Member of the Baltimore–District of Columbia Society for Psychoanalysis, and he maintains a private practice for the treatment of children in Potomac, Maryland.
Jane Annunziata, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist with a private practice specializing in children and families in McLean, Virginia. She serves on the clinical faculty of George Washington University's Doctor of Psychology program. As a writer, she has contributed parent guidance sections to many children's books on such varied topics as shyness, parental depression, ambivalence, touching and boundaries, and a new baby in the family.
All About Adoption is their fifth book together.