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Resources to Help Parents Advocate for Their Child in School

posted on September 17, 2011

Adopted and foster children have unique histories and, as a result, they also have unique needs when it comes to school. Tapestry recently hosted an event, Back to School: Strategies to Help Your Child Have a Positive School Experience, which focused…… Read More

W.I.S.E. Up Powerbooks

posted on June 2, 2011

The W.I.S.E. Up Powerbooks (published by The Center for Adoption Support and Education) are great tools for any adoptive or foster parent. CASE has published two different versions of the W.I.S.E. Up Powerbook – an adoption Powerbook and a foster care Powerbook…… Read More

Created To Connect Discussion Group

posted on May 26, 2011

The Connected Child, co-authored by Dr. Karyn Purvis, has become one of the most helpful and encouraging books for adoptive and foster parents in helping them understand how to compassionately and effectively deal with the challenges that they and their…… Read More

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CAO’s Church Ministry Resource Library

posted on May 21, 2011

The Christian Alliance for Orphansis a national organization that unites nearly 100 respected Christian adoption, foster care and global orphan care organizations together with a national network of churches. Tapestry (Irving Bible Church) is a proud member of the Christian Alliance…… Read More

Created To Connect Study Guide

posted on April 30, 2011

Created To Connect: A Christian’s Guide to The Connected Child is a study guide created by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Michael & Amy Monroe to help illuminate the biblical principles that serve as the foundation for the philosophy and interventions…… Read More

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Tapestry Reading List

posted on April 24, 2011

Books for Adults General A Love Like No Other: Stories from Adoptive Parents, edited by Pamela Kruger and Jill Smolowe (Comment:  A diverse collection of stories that cover many different facets and perspectives of adoption) A Treasury of Adoption Miracles,…… Read More

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Adoption & Foster Care Books for Children

posted on April 22, 2011

There are many fantastic adoption and foster care books written for children, and they can be a great way to engage your child in discussion about his or her story. These books cover a wide array of situations, but even if…… Read More