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Many adoptive families deal with attachment and bonding issues. This site provides information and support on attachment and bonding situations ranging from securely attached to severe attachment disorders, and many levels of attachment issues in between.

Attachment Spotlight

It's a RAD RAD World - Nancy Ashe

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) is the result of developmental interruptions (often related to abuse and neglect) that generally occur within the first three years of a child's life. The child's ability to bond and trust (attach) to other people is damaged, and attaching to primary caregivers and others is non-existent, inappropriate, or negative, often involving violence. read more...

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