Disabilities Among Foreign-Born Adoptees

Keating, Elizabeth M.; Fischer, Philip R.
February 2010
Travel Medicine Advisor;Feb2010, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p5
The article presents the findings of a study concerning the differing rate of disabilities between foreign-born adopted children compared to U.S.-born adopted children. It shows that disability rates between two groups are similar. It also presents previous studies on the physical, psychosocial, and academic disabilities of foreign-born adopted children. Meanwhile, the factors that might have caused the higher rates of disability among adopted children are explained.


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