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Developmental Stages

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Each child develops at his own pace. This timeline is a simplified guide for understanding how and why a child's feelings about being adopted change as he grows through the normal stages of development. Select each age to move through the timeline

Infant Age 1 to 5 Age 6 to 12 Age 13 to 15 Age 16 to 19






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