Must-have RAD Books↗
Two must-have books to get you started on your RAD journey.
Meditations for RAD Parents↗
Meditations from a world renowned hypnotherapist specifically for you.
Online Support Groups↗
Find support, encouragement, advice, and recommendations in these private groups.
Print or email handouts and open letters for therapists, teachers, family, and friends.
Read books on parenting and early childhood trauma as well as memoirs from other parents of kids with RAD.
Find legal, trauma, mental health, and other resources that “get it.
From the blog
5 reasons why this book is perfect for anyone in your life who doesn’t “get it”
But He Spit in my Coffee is a memoir about an adoptive family's struggle to find Reactive Attachment Disorder treatment. This is why it's a […]
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) visualization: Restoring empathy
Here's a meditation from Chel Hamilton created especially for RAD moms to help us recenter and return to that place where we can view our […]
Rejecting Blame and Shame (visualization)
Highly specialized meditations created for moms of kids with RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder) by professional hypnotherapist, Chel Hamilton. VisualizationRejecting blame and shame (5:58) How to […]
Calm Frustration and Anger (meditation)
Highly specialized meditations created for moms of kids with RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder) by professional hypnotherapist, Chel Hamilton. MeditationCalm Frustration and Anger (9:38) How to […]
Finding Hope (meditation)
Highly specialized meditations created for moms of kids with RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder) by professional hypnotherapist, Chel Hamilton. MeditationFind hope (9:17) How to use these […]
The BIG little book on Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Just getting started on your RAD parenting journey? This little 99-cent book is literally a BIG bang for your buck! Quick start guide with an introduction […]
The 2 must-have books on RAD
Among caregivers of kids with RAD, these are the most popular books available today. Written from the RAD-parenting trenches, instead of an office armchair, they're […]
But, He Spit in my Coffee: A reads-like-fiction memoir about adopting a child with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)￼
But He Spit in my Coffee is an award winning memoir about one family's adoption journey as they struggled to find treatment for their son's […]
Where to find support groups for parents of kids with Reactive Attachment Disorder
Are you parenting a child from hard places? First, know you are not alone. There are thousands of us going through the same things. It's […]
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD): The Essential Guide for Parents
If you are struggling to parent a child with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), this is the resource you need. No platitudes or false hopes here, […]
Christmas Gift List for kids in Residential Treatment Facilities (RTFs)
It can be challenging to Christmas shop for kids who are living in residential treatment facilities (PRTFs, RTFs, or group homes). There are almost always […]
The Special Needs of Adopted Children – Bible Verses
Here's a list of twenty things adoptive families need from Sherrie Eldridge including Bible verses. […]
Tips to work with your child’s school (includes free teacher handout)
I can't tell you how many days I've navigated through carline with a drink holder full of steaming hot cups of coffee. Every school year […]
NEW video teaches kids about trauma and the brain
I am so excited to share this exciting new resource with you! The Brain Game is a new psycho-educational, 20-minute video, It's designed to teach […]
1 in 5 kids who’ve spent time in foster care are LGBTQ: Valuable resources for parents
Coming out as LGBTQ can be particularly scary for kids who are in foster care or adopted. Here are the resources you need… […]
How to Start a Local Support Group
Looking to start a support group for parents of kids with developmental trauma and/or reactive attachment disorder (RAD)? Here's some tips to help you get […]
Surviving and thriving with RAD: In his own words
Jessie Hogsett was diagnosed with RAD at the age of 12 and grew up acting out of the hurt and trauma of his early childhood. […]
Documentary exploring the school-to-prison pipeline
The Kids we Lose is a PBS documentary that explores how ineffective discipline techniques in schools feed the school-to-prison pipeline. It does a great job […]
A Dangerous Son
This HBO documentary explores the struggle of three moms who are trying to find mental health services for their aggressive sons. A Dangerous Son tells […]
A to Z of Therapeutic Parenting
The a-z Of Therapeutic Parenting has real strategies and solutions for kids with developmental trauma. Enough said. Seriously, for most adoptive parents I could end […]
Resources shared at the 2019 REFRESH conference!
Don't miss out! pdf resources shared at the 2019 REFRESH conference! Includes a handout for teachers. […]