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Author give tips for adoptees with reactive attachment disorder


Author Jessie Hogsett, right, speaks to a packed room of more than 100 people about his experiences growing up with Reactive Attachment Disorder during a presentation put on by the Adopt America Network at the Funny Bone Comedy Club at Levis Commons in Perrysburg. Hogsett spoke about his book, "Detached: Surviving Reactive Attachment Disorder" and took questions from audience members.

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For National Adoption Month and for Adoption Day on Saturday, the Funny Bone Comedy Club in Perrysburg hosted author and adopted child Jessie Hogsett to talk about his book Detached: Surviving Reactive Attachment Disorder

He told first-hand stories about growing up with fetal alcohol syndrome and how he overcame the challenges. 

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Mr. Hogsett also had tips and suggestions to help those with reactive attachment disorder. There was a question and answer session.

After he was born with fetal alcohol syndrome he was severely abused as a child. He was put in foster care and later adopted.

The event cost $10.

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