Resources

Recommended Websites

Circle of Security
http://circleofsecurity.net/

Bruce Perry’s website
http://childtrauma.org/cta-library/

Dan Siegel’s website
http://www.drdansiegel.com/

Texas Christian University (look under child development/research)
http://www.child.tcu.edu/

Book Recommendations (Understanding the Brain and Regulation)

The Connected Child (Karyn B. Purvis, David R. Cross, Wendy Lyons Sunshine)
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Parenting from the Inside Out (Daniel J. Siegel MD, Mary Hartzell)
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Brain Storm (Daniel J. Siegel MD)
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Healing Developmental Trauma (Laurence Heller Phd, Aline Psyd Lapierre)
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The Whole Brain Child (Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson)
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The Well Balanced Child: Movement and Early Learning (Sally Goddard Blythe)
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Smart Moves (Carla Hannaford, Ph.D)
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The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun (Carol Kranowitz)
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Growing an In-Sync Child: Simple, Fun Activities to Help Every Child Develop, Learn, and Grow (Carol Kranowitz, Joye Newman)
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Book Recommendations (Understanding Transracial Adoption)

Black Baby White Hands: A View from the Crib (Jaiya John)
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Language of Blood (Jane Jeong Trenka)
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Jesus Land: A Memoir (Julia Scheeres)
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Birthmarks: Transracial Adoption in Contemporary America (Sandra Patton)
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In Their Own Voices: Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories (Rita J. Simon)
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I’m Chocolate, You’re Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World (Marguerite A. Wright)
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Weaving a Family: Untangling Race and Adoption (Barbara Katz Rothman)
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Documentary Film Recommendations

NOTE: Please watch these before watching them with your children. Some themes are not appropriate for young children.

Somewhere Between (Linda Goldstein Knowlton)

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Adopted (Barb Lee)

Wo Ai Ni Mommy (I Love You Mommy)

Girl Adopted

Mercy, Mercy