In March, 1994, the Gladney Center for Adoption's first internationally adopted child came home to the United States from Shanghai, China. Since that time, Gladney has placed nearly 1000 healthy infants and toddlers, and children of all ages with special needs, with families living in the United States. Over the past several years, adoption from China has emerged as an effective way to make or grow a family.
Friday, March 08, 2013
Two Free Webinars of Interest on March 12, 2013 1-2pm EST
Dyslexia: Diagnosis, Planning and Support for Struggling Readers
When students begin to experience challenges with reading and related learning issues, it is difficult for parents to understand what is going on and how to best support their children. Dr. Paul B. Yellin, Director of The Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education is hosting a webinar to provide to provide:
- An explanation of what "dyslexia" is
- A look at the types of subtle learning variations that may be present when a student is struggling with reading, spelling, or other areas of learning
- Insight into the importance of understanding each learner's individual strengths when doing educational planning.
For more information and to register for this free one hour webinar click here.
Expert Q&A Webinar: Parenting after Older Child Adoption
Parents who adopt a child beyond infancy, whether from the U.S. foster system or internationally, may have questions and concerns about sleep, language and school, attachment, sibling relationships, physical development, and talking about the child's past. Join older-child adoption expert Regina M. Kupecky, LSW, to ask any questions you may have about the initial transition period and beyond.
For more information and to register for this free webinar