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IAC: How to Talk to Kids about Adoption: Infancy to Age 12

  • 06/14/2015
  • Learning Center at Babies"R"Us, 24-30 Union Square East, Manhattan, NY

IAC: How to Talk to Kids about Adoption:  Infancy to Age 12

  • Time: 2:30-5:00pm
  • Date: Sunday, June 14, 2015                                                         
  • Location:  Learning Center at Babies"R"Us, 24-30 Union Square East, Manhattan, NY
  • Facilitated by Joni S. Mantell, LCSW
  • $75 individual, $125 couple by 5/16: $100 individual, $150 couple after 5/16
  • You may register online @ 

    Early Bird Pricing Available until May 16th

Learn about:

  • How to create a comfortable family atmosphere in which adoption can be openly discussed
  • A model for understanding what children can understand about adoption at different ages and stages 
  • How to lay a foundation for talking to children about adoption; to answer early questions and to build upon the story over time
  • Communication tools for answering children's more difficult questions about adoption
  • Which issues may be harder for parents than for their children, and how to begin to deal with your own complex feelings 
  • Strategies to help children develop positive self-esteem, identity and relationships
  • Helpful resources and books for children and parents. 

Questions? Contact Joni S. Mantell, LCSW, Director IAC Center


Chinese Adoptee Alliance
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting Chinese adoptees and allies.
"C double A", formerly FCCNY.

PO Box 21670
2300 18th St NW Lobby
Washington, DC 20009 

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