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

Adoption Policy Resource Center

Attachment Disorder Maryland – Oil and Water: The Attachment Disordered Child and School

Beverly White, MA, LPC – Depression And Parenting A Child With Attachment Difficulties

Center for Family Development – An Overview of Reactive Attachment Disorder for Teachers

Forrest Lien, Executive Director at the Institute for Attachment and Child Development – Achieving Permanency For Children Diagnosed With Reactive Attachment Disorder

Institute For Attachment Information Center – Adoption Subsidies: What You Should Know

Institute For Attachment & Child Development – 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

John Alston, MD – New Findings in Diagnosis: Correlation Between Bipolar Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder

Margaret Meinecke, LCSW, CAC III – Adult Attachment Disorder

Sebern F. Fisher, M.A. – Neurofeedback: A Treatment for Reactive Attachment Disorder

Susan Livington Smith – Keeping the Promise: The Case for Adoption Support and Preservation

 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