Archive for December, 2011

Happy New Year!

Across The World Adoptions wishes you all a glorious New Year (or Shogatsu) in 2012.  May you share the joys of family the whole year through.

From Hawaii, With Love!

The ATWA Japan families celebrate the holidays, Hawaii style!


Parenting Seminar: Empowering, Connecting, then Correcting

Join the expert team from Texas Christian University as they teach us an innovative trust-based method of working with children and teens whose behavior is an obstacle to developing healthy relationships with family and peers. Attendees will participate in hands-on, interactive role play and exercises that will help them think differently about their child, themselves and how their goals can be achieved.

EMPOWERING, CONNECTING, then CORRECTING Saturday, January 28, 2012
8:30 Registration / Childcare Check-In (Confirmed RSVP Required) 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
(lunch on your own with your children)

Click here for more information and to reserve your place:

PACT Event Calendar

Please check out the PACT event calendar.  PACT assists families adopting transracially and transculturally.

You may be particularly interested in the event led by Holly van Gulden on
“Deepening the Dance of Attachment”
January 27-29, 2012 in Oakland/Berkeley

Speech/Language Assessments for Internationally Adopted Children

Some great information about speech and language assessment can be found here: