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Louisiana State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Non-identifying information is available to adoptive parents upon placement of a child.Obtaining Identifying Information: Identifying information is provided... [more]

Father's Day by Tom Fisher - Adoption Poetry - Reader Contribution

Contributed by: Tom Fisher It's Father's Day, and I feel alone No child to hold and call my own. I had one once, but it died before birth No chance to take steps upon this earth. I am a... [more]

Preparing for the Arrival of Your Child - International or Transracial - Adoption

Concerns Specific To International And Transracial Adoption Depending on the nation the child is coming from, the age and disability, and the child's most recent living environment... [more]

Adoption Book Review - Sins of Silence

Sins of Silence by Valerie Wilcox Publisher: Berkley Books, Prime Crime, 1998, Paperback, 322 pages ISBN: 0425163962 A murder mystery may be an... [more]

National Center for Adoption Law & Policy Launches Legal Resource Site - Press Release

National Center for Adoption Law & Policy Unveils Adoption LawSite CONTACT: Prof. Kent Markus, DirectorNational... [more]

Commemorating Occasions in our Families - Adoption Gifts - Birthstones

Birthstones Traditions of birthstones, starstones (based on astrological signs of the zodiac) and anniversary markers are some of our options when we start thinking about gifts or remembrances... [more]

Kentucky State Laws - Adopting an Adult

Summary: An adult may be adopted with consent of the person to be adopted.Most Relevant Kentucky Statute: § 405.390 405.390 . Adoption of an adult. An adult person over eighteen (18) years of... [more]

Iowa State Laws - Adopting an Adult

Summary: Adults may be adopted with consent of the person to be adopted.Most Relevant Iowa Statutes: § 600.3§ 600.7 600.3. Commencement of adoption action--jurisdiction--forum non... [more]

Adoption Poetry - Poems About Adoption

A selection of poetry from well-known poems such as "The Adoption Creed" and "Legacy of an Adopted Child," to poems written for entrustment ceremonies and to express the widest possible range of... [more]

Adoption Book Review | Adoption Forum by Kasey Hamner

"Adoption Forum: Intimate Discussions to Unite the Triad in Healing," by Kasey Hamner Pros • Includes all opinions ... [more]

Finding Services and Support

While pre-adoption education, training, support, and networking give those approaching adoption a good base of knowledge and theoretical experience, the sad fact is that many do not take advantage... [more]

Native Americans and Adoption - Adopting a Native American Child

The Indian Child Welfare Act Whether you are interested in adopting a Native American child, an adoption professional working with Native and Indigenous Peoples, or a Native American adoptee... [more]

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