(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Institutionalization: The short-term or long-term placement of children in institutions, such as hospitals, group homes or orphanages. Placement in institutions during early critical developmental periods, and for lengthy periods of time, is often associated with developmental delays due to... [more
The Misguided Call for Orphanages
In the last six months the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) took custody of more than 4,000 children, bringing to 37,000 the number of children in foster care, up from 8,000 in 1986. One of the most appalling "solutions" to this crisis has been an offer to use Chicago...
A History of Meeting Needs
Adoption in some manner, with or without the name or laws to formalize it, has been around for millennia. Every Passover, Jews around the world celebrate the ancient Hebrews' exodus from Egypt under the guidance of a young adoptee named Moses. It's a lucky thing for the institution of adoption that... When The Going Gets Tough
Adopting a Child with Attachment Challenges "Adopted girl put up for sale on Internet" The 1999 headline was a shocker when it first appeared in the press, but it's much more than the story of a woman who reportedly called her adopted Russian daughter "a bargain," when she... Wisconsin
Wisconsin Adoption Resources of Wisconsin 6682 West Greenfield Avenue, Suite 310 Milwaukee WI 53214-4960 800-762-8063 (Wisconsin only) Email: www.wiadopt.org State Website http://www.dhfs.state.wi.us/children/adoption/index.htm Photolisting...
Institutionalization of corporate social responsibility pushed (Congress of the Philippines)
(Source: Congress of the Philippines) Source: Public Relations and Information Bureau Institutionalization of corporate social responsibility pushed Send FeedBack 03 May 2013 08:57:21 AM Writer: Lorelei V. Castillo, Media Relations Service-PRIB A lawmaker today appealed to the Senate to calendar... Dole laments temporary status of Peso officers
Advance Options Attach image:† No EFFORTS to curb unemployment in Cordillera region are being hampered by the non-institutionalization of personnel of the Public Employment Service Office (Peso). Dole regional director Henry John Jalbuena said only a few local governments have institutionalized... CMA plans new rules on losses, share prices
The Capital Market Authority (CMA) has begun consultations that could change how closing share prices are calculated and how long listed firms can trade with large accumulated losses, part of a drive to tighten standards in the market. FAO expands support for national food security information systems for decision makers
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO expands support for national food security information systems for decision makers They say information is power; in South Sudan, information is life. Today, FAO launched a $9 million project on information for decision making for food and...
Neuro Reorg: Hope for the Hopeless
April 11, 2011, 10:21 am
Hopeless. Thatís how it felt. Nothing we did made a big enough difference. My dream of becoming a mother was fading fast. We spent so many years preparing to be parents. Then it took two years to finalize our adoption. Our son was nearly 10 years old when we adopted him from Kazakhstan. The... Get Yourself Ready For Hague Compliance
August 23, 2007, 6:39 am
You may remember that, back in June, I asked you if you knew whether your adoption agency was Hague compliant . Now, I've got a follow-up question: Are you ready for Hague?
The Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption mandates that prospective parents have 10 hours of training in adoption... Who's the New Girl?
February 17, 2009, 11:33 pm
Hi! I'm Robyn, mom to Jack via private, domestic, US adoption. I'm happy to be making my Adoption Blogs debut!
I chose adoption as a way to build a family when I was 13. At that time, Ceauşescu had been deposed in Romania, and the plight of the Romanian orphans became public. I decided I...