Children Waiting for Adoption.
Information for those considering adoption of "hard to place"
Adoption of Children with Special
Advice from medical and adoption experts, plus personal stories on special
Boys Oh Wonderful Boys
Stories and photographs from adoptive families encourage the adoption
of waiting boys.
The List of International and
Over 75 state, local and international photolistings.
What You Should Know
About Adoption Photolistings
Adoption photolistings can be great tools to help you find your child,
if you don't let your heart rule your intelligence. Follow this practical
advice and advance warning signs for adoption photolistings. Dawn Davenport
Adoption Health and Medical Issues
Medical concerns in international adoption. Over 50 articles by doctors,
adoption professionals and parents on Hepatitis B, lead, malnutrition,
parasites, travel health, scabies, and other important medical health
considerations for families adopting from Asia.
A top ranked source of articles for parents of children with special
needs. Our disability website provides many articles and resources for
Attaching in Adoption
Author Deborah Gray discusses attachment in adoption, in this exclusive
Our Adoption of a Child with Cleft Palate
The personal story of adoption of Vietnamese child with cleft palate.
Building A Child's Self
A disabled child's self identity, and feeling about himself can be very
fragile. He will be disinclined to try to progress, if he believes himself
to be incapable, a failure, or unimportant. Building a child's self esteem
is very important. The best way to do this is to make the child feel needed.
Rosemary J. Gwaltney
Our Daughter's Heart Condition
The adoption and subsequent treatment of a Chinese baby with Ventricular
Septal Defect (VSD). Barb Burke
Our Daughter's Arthrogryposis
The adoption story of a Korean baby with arthrogryposis who is growing
up to be a talented young girl. Barb Burke
Are Institutions a Place to Call
Dr. Groza's review of the impacts of long term institutionalism of children
adopted from Romania has implications for children remaining in institutions
around the world. Victor Groza, Daniela F. Ileana, and Ivor Irwin
Adopting and Parenting the Older
Interview with Trish Maskew the author of "Our
Own Adopting and Parenting the Older Child" Allison Martin
Preparing Families for
Adoption of Instiutionalized Children with Special Needs and/or Children
At Risk for Special Needs
Advice for parents on adopting children who are at risk for special needs.
Dr. Victor Groza and Daniela F. Ileana
International Adoption and Lessons Learned
In this interview, Dr.Victor Groza discusses how you can prepare for international
adoption and provides an overview of the impacts of institutionalism.