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Idaho State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adoptive parents may receive medical and genetic information.Obtaining Identifying Information: Identifying information is provided through an Adoption... [more]

Telling the Teachers - Adoption and School

Part 1: The Argument For At the beginning of every school year, the volume is turned up in discussions about whether or not parents should tell teachers and administrators that their children... [more]

Opening a Closed Adoption

In her book, How To Open An Adoption , author and therapist Patricia Martinez Dorner highlights several reasons why open adoption might benefit all parties. These include honesty, open lines of... [more]

Adoption Expert Chat Series - Is It Toddlerhood or Adoption?

with Rita Taddonio, CSW Director of SPARK (Child Development program) at Spence-Chapin Opening Remarks: Toddler Development The toddler years are often stormy with tantrums, control battles,... [more]

Adopting Parents - Child Adoption - Getting Started

Books Chat Forum Newsletter FOR RESIDENTS OF: Canada | Other Countries ... [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]

Know the Law - Search Tips - Adoption

U.S. Adoption law is state law and is not the same in every state. The same holds for Canadian provinces. Know the laws relevant to release of identifying and non-identifying information for the... [more]

Biographical Summary: Jana Singer

reprinted from materials distributed at the symposiumJana Singer is currently the Associate Dean for Academic Programs at the University of Maryland School of Law. She received her BA from Dartmouth... [more]

Adoption Search and Reunion Email Lists

Lists for searchers, those in good, bad, or stalled reunions, and those encountering problems such as GSA during the reunion process. Check Search Resources by State for state-specific lists.1950's... [more]

California State Laws - Adopting an Adult

Summary: Any adult may adopt another adult, with consent of spouses.Most Relevant California Statutes: § 9300-93079300-9307 9300. (a) An adult may be adopted by another adult, including a... [more]

Iowa State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adopted adults and birth parents may obtain non-identifying information.Obtaining Identifying Information: Adopted adults can receive information regarding... [more]

Adoption Books | Gay Dads - A Celebration of Fatherhood

Family Portraits in Words and Photos They make doctors' appointments, attend PTA meetings, and worry about good nutrition and services for their kids. They do all the things other parents do, and... [more]

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