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View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. The "Zones of Regulation" as a remedial program for internationally adopted children with complex childhood trauma 2/19/2017 For internationally adopted children, development has been mediated by complex childhood trauma. Many, if not all of them, demonstrate, in different degrees, the signs of what was defined as Developmental Trauma Disorder. Specific methodologies are necessary to address this condition.
View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. Internationally Adopted Child: Navigating Between PTSD, ADHD and DTD 3/12/2012 Identification of the causes and nature of developmental delays and disorders in internationally adopted children is critically important for selecting effective remedial approaches and timely intervention for them, and it remains a complicated and many-folded task for a child psychologist. In this discussion I would like to dwell on the difference between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD) that are so typical for internationally adopted children.
View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. Developmental Delays in Internationally Adopted Children 7/29/2010 Practically all children from foreign institutions (even adopted as infants) come into their adoptive families with a developmental delay of some sort. This is a well known fact and a commonly expected condition that often causes prospective parents ask questions about developmental delays as well as research them on the Internet. Unfortunately the information from many websites on "developmental delay" and "global developmental delay" is rather vague..
View Administrator Connect or disconnect: Who is to blame for Artyom’s fate and can we correct problems? 4/16/2010 Parenting an internationally adopted child is far different from parenting a child birthed into the family. The desire to have a family is a natural and laudable goal. If raising non-adopted children is like taking a day-hike, creating a family through international adoption is like climbing Mt. Everest …in sandals. Preparation and a knowledgeable support staff are vital to the mission.
View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. Educational and Mental Health Intervention for Internationally Adopted Children 11/6/2007 Dr. Gindis' summary of the latest research data on the state of intervention available in the US for internationally adopted children and their families. The psychologist highlights and comments the major findings of this publication.
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