Outcomes for Children Adopted Internationally

Overall Outcome Three Years+ After Arrival (Children Who Spent Eight Months or More in Institutional Care)

  • 30% have several serious problems such as an IQ less than or equal to 85, atypical insecure attachment, severe behavior problems, or ongoing stereotyped behavior.
  • 35% have a few serious problems but are making progress.
  • 35% have made wonderful progress.

from Adoption Learning Partners, Medical Risks Online Course

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