An Effective Writing Project for Shut-Down Adoptees and Foster Care Kids

This photo of hands writing in tablet depict an adopted or foster child engaging in a writing project to help them start talking, whereas before, they were shut down.

When adoptees and foster kids are shut down, it’s not likely that they will open up to a therapist or parents in traditional ways, such as talk therapy and common conversation. However, if they are engaged in a creative activity, their hearts will be freed to discover things about themselves they hadn’t previously considered. Thus, conversation ensues.

When adoptees and foster kids are shut down, it’s not likely that they will open up to a therapist or parents in traditional ways, such as talk therapy and common conversation. However, if they are engaged in a creative activity, their hearts will be freed to discover things about themselves they hadn’t previously considered. Thus, conversation ensues.

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