Remove Barriers and Latino Families Will Adopt
The Latino Family Institute (LFI), a federally and state funded adoption and foster care agency in Southern California, understands that certain factors keep Latino families from pursuing formal adoption. Directors Maria Quintanilla and Carol Mroz have identified procedures that neutralize barriers...
Azerbaijan Adoption Background
A small country bordering the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan is sandwiched between Iran to the south, Russia to the north, and Georgia and Armenia to the west. The capital of the country, Baku, is a very picturesque harbor town on the shore of the Caspian Sea. Once a major stopping point on the ancient... Adopting Children with Disabilities
Abortion has made fewer children available for adoption. Special needs children are particularly at risk for pre-birth death. It is now mandatory that medical caregivers offer the Alpha Fetal Protein test during pregnancy to detect early signs of Down syndrome or other disabilities. Consequently... Philippines Adoption Overview
What’s Involved in Adopting a Child from the Philippines? The government offices responsible for international adoptions are the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Inter-Country Adoption Board (ICAB). The following list outlines the steps you must take to adopt a...
Waiting for Re-Opening
October 31, 2012, 4:34 am
It is amazing how many times that I have 'checked up' on the status of adoption from Kazakhstan and found no change. This is true for this morning as well. Kazakhstan remains in a holding pattern in regard to their adoption program. In August of this year, they closed their program and have not... Still Waiting
June 27, 2012, 5:08 pm
I am sure that those of you who follow this particular blog have noticed how lax I have gotten in this area. I apologize profusely for that. I would offer you a list of excuses but don't want to waste the space.
The sad thing is that nothing (that I can find) has changed since the beginning of... The Adoptive Family Unit
October 31, 2012, 6:15 am
It is amazing the amount of growth that African adoptions on the whole have seen. This comes at a time when transracial families have become accepted and people are better able to see outside of the box in regard to the adoptive family unit. I love this. There was a time that the only children...
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