Those new to the world of adoption may not be familiar with the most respectful way to phrase things. News articles, books, and TV shows often inadvertently use words and phrases that members of the adoption community may find hurtful or even damaging. Once someone has learned more about adoption and given a little thought to the meanings behind these common phrases, it’s easy to understand why they considered less optimal.
So how fluent are you in positive adoption language? Take the quiz and find out!