Changing Trends in International Adoption: Implications for Speech-Language Pathologists The changing trends in international adoption show higher numbers of older children as well as children with special needs being adopted globally. This article reviews the latest literature regarding the language abilities of postinstitutionalized children who were adopted at older ages. The article also offers recommendations on best assessment practices ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2013
Changing Trends in International Adoption: Implications for Speech-Language Pathologists
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  • Tatyana Elleseff
    Rutgers University Behavioral Healthcare, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Financial Disclosure: Tatyana Elleseff is a Speech Therapist I at Rutgers University. She is the founder/executive director of Smart Speech Therapy LLC.
    Financial Disclosure: Tatyana Elleseff is a Speech Therapist I at Rutgers University. She is the founder/executive director of Smart Speech Therapy LLC.×
    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Tatyana Elleseff has previously published in the subject area.
    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Tatyana Elleseff has previously published in the subject area.×
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Article   |   October 01, 2013
Changing Trends in International Adoption: Implications for Speech-Language Pathologists
SIG 17 Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders, October 2013, Vol. 3, 45-53. doi:10.1044/gics3.2.45
SIG 17 Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders, October 2013, Vol. 3, 45-53. doi:10.1044/gics3.2.45

The changing trends in international adoption show higher numbers of older children as well as children with special needs being adopted globally. This article reviews the latest literature regarding the language abilities of postinstitutionalized children who were adopted at older ages. The article also offers recommendations on best assessment practices for these children.

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