Resource Library

“We know how it feels when no one understands you. We felt hopeless, sad, mad, scared, worried, and angry too. When you come to the Institute, everyone gets it. And then it’s a feeling of hope.”

Dyan, IACD Treatment Parent

Resource Library

PTSD in parents of kids with RAD: How it happens – Institute for Attachment and Child Development

Adoption policy resource center

Oil and water: The attachment disordered child and school – Attachment Disorder Maryland

Trauma handout for teachers – Attachment & Trauma Network, Inc.

Depression and parenting a child with attachment difficulties – Beverly White, MA, LPC

An overview of reactive attachment disorder for teachers – Center for Family Development

Achieving permanency for children diagnosed with reactive attachment disorder – Forrest Lien, Executive Director at the Institute for Attachment and Child Development

Adoption subsidies: What you should know – Institute For Attachment Information Center

New research explores multiple placements and criminal behavior – Institute For Attachment & Child Development

Randolph attachment disorder questionnaire (RADQ) – Institute For Attachment & Child Development

What you should know before you adopt a child – Institute For Attachment & Child Development

New findings in diagnosis: Correlation between bipolar disorder and reactive attachment disorder – John Alston, MD

Attachment disorder in adults – Margaret Meinecke, LCSW, CAC III

Neurofeedback: A treatment for reactive attachment disorder – Sebern F. Fisher, M.A.

Keeping the promise: The case for adoption support and preservation – Susan Livington Smith

 Our Newsletter Archive

How the System Keeps Adoptive Parents Hostage (and what you can do about it)

Here’s Why Parents of Kids with RAD Feel “Crazy”

3 Reasons In-Home Intensives Don’t Work

Who’s the Parent Here? 

When No One Understands: Attachment Disorder and Your Child

It’s Not Enough To Love Them (you know it but no one else does)

One Reason Good RAD Treatment is Hard to Find

How to Assess Reactive Attachment Disorder

Five Common Mistakes Clinicians Make with Reactive Attachment Disorder