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View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. Initial developmental evaluation of an internationally adopted child: is it important? 11/2/2005 A psycho-educational assessment of a child in the native language has not yet become a standard procedure for every older internationally adopted child, but its value is difficult to overestimate. Dr. Gindis explains why and when parents should request such evaluation.
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View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. SmartStart: Home-Based Cognitive and Language Remediation Program for Internationally Adopted Children 11/2/2005 Children of different ages adopted internationally are often ”at risk” educationally. Deprived of essential learning experiences in orphanages, they are indeed disadvantaged and may have cognitive and language problems moving to more advanced levels of learning after adoption. The answer to this problem in many cases is an early, well-planned, focused, and systematic cognitive and language remediation at school, in the community, and at home. Dr. Gindis gives an overview of the SmartStart program that attempts to enhance every day family activities and make them more cognitively and developmentally effective for a child.
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View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. What does my child need: neuropsychological or psycho-educational assessment? 11/2/2005 On arrival to the US with their newly adopted child or later on, when certain problems require parents to go to professionals for a developmental evaluation of the child, many parents are faced with the dilemma: who is the right professional for the evaluation of an internationally adopted child and what can different specialists offer?
Dr. Gindis explains the difference between neuropsychological or psycho-educational assessments of an internationally adopted child and helps you understand which professional you should look for.
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View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. What should adoptive parents know about their children’s language-based school difficulties? Part 1. 11/3/2005 In the series of articles Dr. Gindis explains what happens with the language of adoptees from foreign countries when they arrive to the US and begin their life in American families. Dr. Gindis explains why language metamorphosis in internationally adopted children are often the reason for so many school issues, specific to these children only and what parents need to know to help their children to overcome these problems. This is part 1 of the series.
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View Boris Gindis, Ph.D. What should adoptive parents know about their children’s language-based school difficulties? Part 2. 11/3/2005 In the series of articles Dr. Gindis explains what happens with the language of adoptees from foreign countries when they arrive to the US and begin their life in American families. Dr. Gindis explains why language metamorphosis in internationally adopted children are often the reason for so many school issues, specific to these children only and what parents need to know to help their children to overcome these problems. This is part 2 of the series.
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