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The adopted children, who were raised in French-speaking Quebec families, had no conscious memory of hearing Chinese.

But their brains responded to Chinese language sounds the same way as those of bilingual children raised in Chinese-speaking families.

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Writer Dan Chaon on being adopted

Writer Dan Chaon on being adopted

Last year I read Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon and I made note of this on my Kindle then but am just now going through my stored notes. Here’s what he said about his own experience as an adopted person: ¬†For the most part I am pro-adoption, but for better or...
Support for Adoptive Parents

Support for Adoptive Parents

For adoptive parents, discussing adoption with their children is a lifelong conversation starting (hopefully) as soon as they arrive to the family and continuing on for the rest of their lives. It can be difficult to know how to share, what to share and when to share...
Adoption Academy this Monday

Adoption Academy this Monday

My daughter and I will be sitting on the Adoption Academy panel this Monday hosted by The National Center for Adoption Law & Policy and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. I will be there to encourage my daughter and hopefully she’ll be doing most of the...