Older Adopted Children Phoenix AZ

Local resource for adopting older kids in Phoenix. Includes detailed information on local businesses that get you access to adoption agencies that can help you adopt older kids from the foster care system and orphanages, as well as advice on older adopted children and the adoption home study process.

Christian Family Care Agency
(602) 234-1935
3603 North 7th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
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Family Service Agency
(602) 264-9891
1530 East Flower Street
Phoenix, AZ
 
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids
(602) 254-2275
2320 North 20th Street
Phoenix, AZ
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption
Foster Adoption Assistance

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Dillon Southwest
(480) 945-2221
3014 North Hayden Road Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Arizona Adoption and Foster Care
(480) 345-9555
817 N. Country Club Dr.
Mesa, AZ
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption
Foster Adoption Assistance

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Christian Family Care Agency
(602) 234-1935
3603 North 7th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
 
Family Service Agency
(602) 264-9891
1530 East Flower Street
Phoenix, AZ
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption
Foster Adoption Assistance

Data Provided By:
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids
(602) 254-2275
2320 North 20th Street
Phoenix, AZ
 
Dillon Southwest
(480) 945-2221
3014 North Hayden Road Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption
Foster Adoption Assistance

Data Provided By:
Arizona Adoption and Foster Care
(480) 345-9555
817 N. Country Club Dr.
Mesa, AZ
 
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Older Adopted Children

IF you have older adopted children, and they are from a foreign country and do not speak a word of your language, what are you to do?

Well, you could probably get by if you did not speak their language, just by using body language, hand gestures and charades. But realistically, you would be best to learn at least a little of their language to help you and the child to communicate in the beginning.

Once the two of you are communicating and you have made it clear to them that you will love and care for them and give them everything that they will need to feel safe and loved and they will be a part of your family forever. Then when you have finally earned their respect, they will now likely be more apt to want to learn your language.

Children are incredibly resilient and adaptable, you will be amazed at how much of an issue language is NOT for them. They often pick up on a language VERY quickly.

Go out and get some simple books that you can read to them A LOT. Read to them many times throughout the day, read the same books to them over and over. Let your older adopted children pick which ones they would like you to read, even let them give it a try.

Encourage them to spend time with children of the same or different ages. Don't just sit them in front of the TV and expect them to entertain themselves or learn a new language in this way. Interact with them and talk with them as much as possible.

Talk with them in a mature sounding tone of voice, but expl...

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