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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. 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.
View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. Cognitive, Language, and Educational Issues of Children Adopted from Overseas Orphanages. Part III 11/20/2005 The patterns and dynamics of English language acquisition by internationally adopted children
View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. Cognitive, Language, and Educational Issues of Children Adopted from Overseas Orphanages. Part I 11/20/2005

The cultural aspect of international adoption. In this article theoretical conceptualizations of Vygotsky and Feuerstein serve as a major paradigm for the analysis of cultural issues of international adoptees. Native language attrition and dynamics of English language acquisition are considered in the context of transculturality. The specificity of cumulative cognitive deficit (CCD) in international adoptees is linked to prolonged institutionalization, lack of cultural mediation in early childhood, and profound native language loss. The issue of remediation is examined with an emphasis on cognitive education in the context of acculturation.

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.
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