Observing Adoption Awareness Month
compiled as an adoption community service by: PERSPECTIVES PRESS The Infertility and Adoption Publisher This article was originated on 10/24/97,and most recently updated on 10/16/01. Those reading it as a print-out will find the most recent version on the internet at ... Self-Assessment Adoption Quiz
The goal of this quiz is to help you (and your spouse) identify, clarify and discuss your feelings and goals about adoption. If you have a spouse or partner, complete the assessment separately, then compare and discuss your answers. Why do you want to adopt? On a scale of 1 to 10,... Jason\'s Story
Jason's Birthfather's Story I was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1969. My dad was in the military so we moved around a lot. My brother came along fourteen months later. Our family also included my half sister who was older and from my mom's first marriage. When I was around eight or nine, my... Wyoming State Regulations - Access to Adoption Records
Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adopted adults age 18 or older may obtain non-identifying information.Using a Confidential Intermediary: This service is available to adopted adults age 18 or older, adoptive parents, birth grandparents, or birth siblings age 19 or older.Contact: Wyoming...
Adoption Terms and Lingo
February 26, 2007, 12:21 pm
If you are considering making an adoption plan for your unborn baby and doing your research and educating yourself on adoption issues, you are probably getting lost in all the lingo and terms. So I thought, it would be a good idea to do a little series on some of the different adoption terms and... Common Terms used in the Adoption Community
August 14, 2007, 10:10 am
If you are new to the adoption world, you may be coming across some words and terms that are unfamiliar to you. Below is a list of common words used in the adoption community.
Adoptee- Refers to the person that has been adopted
Adoption decree – Legal order that finalizes the... Adoption in the United States a Reference for Families, Professionals, and Students
May 29, 2008, 1:22 pm
Adoption in the United States, A Reference for Families, Professionals, and Students is a new book just released in May by Lyceum Books Incorporated. If you are new to the world of adoption, reading this book could save you hundreds of research hours. It could also save you from making...