Circumstances prior to adoption often cause adopted children to experience school, among other things, in a different framework than other kids. Orphanage care, foster care or prenatal exposure are all events that can affect behavior as a child grows.

Kids raising their hands in a classroom.

This video presents tips and strategies on how to help your child be more successful at school, therefore easing some of the stress at home.

Please note: This video was recorded several years ago with our former branding (the Belonging Network used to be the Adoptive Families Association of BC).

Adoption and classroom success: Beyond the basics

Presenter: Heather T. Forbes

Listen to a discussion with Heather T. Forbes, LCSW, on how to help your adopted child succeed at school.