Adoption Process Getting Started
Related Organizations and Resources
Links listed by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption:
Games For Adoptive Families
- The Ungame: Noncompetitive game that opens up the lines of communication for a serious exchange of thoughts, feelings, and ideas.
- LifeStories: Noncompetitive game that encourages the players to talk about their past experiences, hopes, and dreams for the future. Good for all ages.
- Totika: Designed to increase self-esteem and enhance life skills. Uses blocks much like Jenga, combined with cards that ask questions and get kids talking.
- Game from Courage To Change – therapeutic tools for all stages of life. Thumball: Game for younger children. Transforms a game of catch into stimulating conversation and communication.
Resource Suggestions from Kristin Berry, Confessions of an Adoptive Parent