Special needs adoption author, parent, and guru, Rita Laws, Ph.D., addresses subsidies, the availability of babies, ethical practices, and much more in this multi-part article. A must for all considering this type of adoption.... [more]
Merryl Klein, CSW, of Spence-Chapin, answered questions about how special needs infant placements are handled through their agency, types of needs, program costs, openness, and procedures. Chat Transcript.... [more]
Specific disorders, disabilities, and health risks of concern to adoptive and foster families. Factsheets, definitions, and descriptions. Includes ADD/ADHD, attachment, clinical issues, the effects of prenatal exposure to drugs and alcohol, and others.
These accounts of family life, adjustments, individual adoption processes, and growth are an excellent resource for those considering adopting children with special needs or risks.International Special Needs Adoption