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Adoption Search Lesson Series - When You Don\'t Want to be Contacted

As hard as it may be for some to understand, there are both adoptees and birth parents who are not interested in search and who do not want to be contacted. If you fall into this group, this is for... [more]

Biographical Summary: Joan Hollinger

reprinted from materials distributed at the symposiumJoan Hollinger is a leading American scholar on the legal and psychosocial aspects of adoptive family relationships. As a Visiting Professor of... [more]

Written for Adoption Announcement - Poetry - Adoption Poetry

Written for My Son's Adoption Announcementby Linda The story of my child is simple and sweet.A reminder to all what God does is never incomplete.For God knew him and called him by name.Then placed... [more]

Single Parent Adoptions - Why Not?

by Cake-Hanson-Cormell © 2001, All rights reserved According to the National Council for Adoption (NCFA), as of 1997 there were half a million children in substitute care. About 22... [more]

Report on Safe Have Laws Draws Criticism, Support

A report from the respected Donaldson Adoption Institute draws responses from leading advocates and activists in the adoption arena. When something with as much widespread emotional appeal as... [more]

Vermont State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adopted adults age 18 or older, adoptive parents or legal guardians of adopted adults, descendants of deceased adopted adult, birth parents, birth... [more]

How to Find and Use Waiting Child Photolistings - Adoption

Sensitivity and Privacy Related Resources ... [more]

Parent Power Works in Washington - What You Need to Know About Advocacy

What You Need to Know About Advocacy by William L. Pierce, PhD © 2002, All rights reserved On February 15, 2002, 42 ordinary U.S. citizens with children marooned in Cambodia were hosted... [more]

President Bush Proclaims Adoption Month - Adoption

National Adoption Month, 2004 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation By deciding to share their hearts and homes with a child, adoptive parents demonstrate great... [more]

Adoption Expert Chat Transcript - Siblings and Differences

with Ronny Diamond, M.S.W. Director, Spence-Chapin's Adoption Resource Center Opening Remarks: Siblings & Differences In discussing siblings and differences, there are all kinds of... [more]

Pennsylvania State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

>Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adopted adults age 18 or older or adoptive parents of an adoptee under 18 may obtain non-identifying information by petitioning the court. Obtaining... [more]

How to Work With a Private Adoption Attorney

If you've decided to pursue an independent adoption with the help of an adoption attorney, there are several steps you will need to take. Ask members of adoptive parent support groups for... [more]

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