Must Reads


Articles

Adoptee View: What Can a Tiny Baby Know? by Karl Stenske  This article is a must read for every adoptive or foster parent.

A Letter to My Adopted Daughter: On Family by Adam Saenz  Another must read for parents!


Websites

Child Trauma Academy Dr. Bruce Perry's wonderful site shares groundbreaking information about childhood abuse and it effects on attachment.   

Inspire to Rewire Amazing researcher and author, Dr. Dan Siegel's website offers the latest research on the brain and attachment.  Take a look at Dr. Siegel's books and resources; he has loads of helpful information.  

 

Books

The Connected Child by Karyn Purvis and David Cross

Toddler Adoption: The Weaver's Craft by Mary Hopkins-Best

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog by Dr. Bruce Perry

Parenting from the Inside Out by Dr. Daniel Siegel

Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology by Dr. Dan Siegel

Attaching in Adoption by Deborah D. Gray

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wished Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge 

The Primal Wound by Nancy Verrier

The Foster Parenting Toolbox by Kim Phagan-Hansel (Editor)