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N. ANN LAMPHERE, MSW

My Adventures in Adoption and Social Work.

Hello I’m Ann and I want to share the adventures I have witnessed and went through during my time as an Adoption Social Worker and as the first single adoptive parent in Utah.

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What’s the Difference Between International, Foster Care and older Domestic Adoptions?

Why does adoption of older children (anyone over the age of three) have such a bad reputation? I’ve heard many responses over the years. It really comes down to the fact that the older children have experienced early life trauma. The kids use their survival skills even when they are no longer needed. They haveContinue reading “What’s the Difference Between International, Foster Care and older Domestic Adoptions?”

What’s the Taboo Topic that Parents of Kids with RAD Hate to Discuss?

This topic makes families shudder. Do you know what it is? Or, you know what it is and wish it would just vanish from your child’s life. Guess what? It doesn’t! A lot of children with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) have been sexually abused by previous caregivers. There, I’ve said it. Let’s bring this problemContinue reading “What’s the Taboo Topic that Parents of Kids with RAD Hate to Discuss?”

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