Educational issues in children adopted
from overseas orphanages
Introduction: how do the pre-adoption experiences
of children relate to their school performance?
What in pre-adoption documentation is significant
for school progress?
How to prepare for schooling before actual adoption:
pre-adoption school visit, questions to ask, and arrangements
How to determine the "school readiness"
of a newly adopted child?
The best practices in evaluation of internationally
adopted children: what parents should know about the types of
school-related assessments, tests, and clinical procedures.
School-based remediation: appropriate placement,
supportive services, teaching methodologies.
Home-based remediation: methods and organization.
Community based remediation: a review of existing
major approaches to remediation of internationally adopted children.
Conclusion: guidelines for creating a remediation
plan for your child.
to Children & Families
Rita Taddonio, LCSW,
of Adoption Resource Center & SPARK Post Adoption Services
tel: 212 360-0214