Have You Ever Considered Adoption?
- Physical - The way in which your body grows, changes, and develops through out a person's life time.
- Cognitive - A branch a psychology concerned with mental processes, in respect to internal events occurring between sensory stimulation and the overt expression of behavior.
- Emotional/Social - Child's experience, expression, and management of emotions and the ability to establish positive and rewarding relationships with others.
Children that are institutionalized, are faced with many developmental problems.
- Delays in emotional and physical development, social skills, motor skills, and speech.
- Interruptions in normal adult-child bonding cycles
- More aggressive
- Full of rage
- Growth failure
Poignant Human Tragedy: Severance of the bond between birth families and child.
- Emotional trauma for the child, due to loss of birth parents.
Abandoned has now placed child's survival in jeopardy.
- loss of parental nurture, and protection.
In the Modern Era, placing an infant or child in an orphanages is the equivalent to a death sentence.
Adoption is the best way to ensure that an institutionalized child can be provided with a normal life, and maintain child development. There are many changes in child's life once placed in an adoptive home.
- Improvement in situation and socioeconomic status.
- Change in developmental trajectory for children jeopardized in early childhood.
- Become indistinguishable from domestic control groups in cognitive, domestic, and social skills.
- Emotional healing
- Reverses developmental deficits.
- Bond of attachment is formed in early life between infant and primary caregiver.