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Learn the Language -Search Tips - Adoption

Become familiar with the language of adoption and commonly used abbreviations used on many adoption sites and registries. [more]

Net-Working: Email Lists

Email lists are a way for a group of people with the same interests to exchange topic- or subject-specific email messages. Messages sent to the list are stored centrally on the list server and... [more]

How to Adopt la Rosie

Rosie O'Donnell, host of the daytime talk show "Rosie " celebrated her birthday with a show about adoption. Called "How to Adopt ," the show took on the challenge of presenting... [more]

Stress in the Foster Home

Abuse in Foster Care There were several studies conducted in the early 1980s that indicated that child abuseoccured at a higher rate in foster homes than in the general population. Although those... [more]

Chat Transcript: Adam Pertman

The following is an edited (for brevity) transcript of our guest chat with Adam Pertman , author of Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution Is Transforming America . adamp i guess i'm open... [more]

United Kingdom Search Resources - search for birth family

For those searching in connection to adoptions finalized in England, Scotland, Ireland, or Wales, here are some country-specific and worldwide resources that may help." Adopted Children... [more]

Adoption Statistics and Trends

Abortion Incidence and Services in the US Results from the Alan Guttmacher Institute's 1995-1996 survey are compiled with statistics dating back to 1973. Adoption & Foster Care Statistics ... [more]

A Modern Day Miracle: An Adoption Story

Sometimes, even today, miracles happen. I don't mean the spectacular miracles, I mean the quiet ones - the miracles that happen when just the right things happen at just the right time to just the... [more]

Biographical Summary: Wadie Thomas, Jr.

reprinted from materials distributed at the symposiumJudge Thomas has served as the Juvenile Court Judge for Douglas County, Nebraska since September of 1995, and is a member of the National Council... [more]

China Eases One-Child Policy

A report in London's Financial Times confirmed that China is phasing out its one-child policy. The change will take place gradually, beginning in 2000, and is expected to take several years to... [more]

Adoption Awareness for Teachers - building classroom sensitivity to adoption

Building sensitivity in the classroom As the number of adopted children in classrooms continues to rise each year, early childhood programs must begin to educate teachers about adoption issues.... [more]

West Virginia State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adoptive parents, adopted adults age 18 or older, birth parents, and children of a deceased adopted adult may obtain non-identifying information.Obtaining... [more]

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