Hard-to-place Children

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hard-to-place children

This phrase, now out of favor among adoption professionals, has been replaced by "children who have SPECIAL NEEDS." Depending on the definition-and the definition varies from state to state and adoption program to adoption program-the category may include black and biracial children of all ages, sibling groups, healthy and intellectually normal children over age eight and physically or mentally handicapped children of all ages.

Many families are eager to adopt children with a variety of special needs, and children who were once considered UNADOPTABLE are now being placed in good families. (See also DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES).

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