Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Good News About Attachment in Toddler Adoption

attachment%2006-26-2013 Researchers were pleased to see that 38% of the toddlers had formed strong attachment with their adoptive parents as early as the initial assessment (1-3 months post adoption), and 90% having done so by the 2nd assessment (7-9 months post-adoption).  Considering that most of these young children had lived their whole lives in institutions before adoption, these were very encouraging results.


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