(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Adoption Insurance: Sometimes referred to as "adoption cancellation insurance." This is insurance that is available for purchase by adoptive parents for some adoption matters, which provides the policy holders with financial reimbursement of certain adoption costs, up to the purchased policy limit,... [more
ADOPTION HOME STUDY COMPONENTS: Adoption Home Study. Before one gets very far into the adoption journey, they hear these fearful words. Everyone who has ever adopted has heard them. What do they mean? Home Study does NOT mean white gloves inspection. NO! Home Study means a thorough background... Legal Issues of Independent Adoption
Inside *Birthfathers' Legal Rights *Legal Issues of Agency Adoptions *General Issues of Independent Adoption *Legal Issues of Independent Adoptions *How NAIC Can Help National Adoption Information Clearinghouse publishes this as a service to the adoption community, but it can never... The Financial Impact of Adoptive Parenthood
But what about after the placement?... For the infertile, family building is expensive business! After several years of supplementing patchy health insurance coverage for medical treatments and then exploring options and finding loans or working extra hours needed to finance adoption, many... Helpful Adoption Terms to Know
Helpful Adoption Terms to Know (1/00) Abandonment Desertion of a child by a parent or adult primary care giver with no provisions for continued childcare nor with any apparent intention to return to resume caregiving. Abuse and Neglect Physical, sexual and/or emotional maltreatment. Child...