Development Resources

Institute of Child Development

Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross direct Texas Christian University's Institute of Child Development.  In their book, The Connected Child, they explore (among many other topics) the value of good nutrition and its relationship with healthy brain chemistry.

The Orphan Doctor 

Dr. Jane Aronson is a pediatrician specializing in adoption medicine. "This site was designed to educate families hoping to adopt children both domestically and from abroad, starting with pre-adoption counseling to long-term developmental issues and concerns."

Humble Pie Solutions

Uses Worley’s Identity Discovery Profile (WIDP) to assess temperament and provide tools for conflict resolution, family unit cohesion, team building, leadership development, and career planning.