When you come across helpful sites in your research, post them here so we can get a good list going. I'll compile them into a large list of both domestic and international resources.
International adoption resources
Domestic adoption resources
Attaching in adoption
www.tapestrybooks.com - specializes in adoption related books
www.uzurikidkidz.com - multicultural kids party supplies
www.adoptinfo.net - "Adoption Today" magazine - focusing on transracial adoptive families
www.adoptivefamilies.com - "Adoptive Families" magazine
http://www.robeez.com/en-us/heartand...t=2&Lang=EN-US - Robeez Heart & Sole program, donating Robeez to children in orphanages. If you're traveling internationally, contact them a few months before you travel to see about donating some Robeez for you to deliver!
www.amharickids.com - awesome site with books and toys related to Ethiopia and the Amharic language - great link on the site with Amharic word pronounciation.
www.informedadoptions.com - started by adoptive parents to offer more education for other adoptive parents on legal/ethical issues, and other topics like first families, attachment, transracial adoption, ethnic identity, etc. There's also a forum, you just have to register to gain access to that.
Last edited by MyPeanut&Bug; 04-18-2008 at 02:09 PM.
These are all domestic sites I have found.
This site is like a directory of photo listings.. IT's wonderful it has both Domestic and International
This is just a couple I have found..
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Texas Waiting Kids
Florida Waiting Kids
Northwest Adoption Exchange: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington Waiting Kids
California Waiting Kids:
Ohio's Waiting Kids
New York State's Waiting Kids
Spence-Chapin's Special Needs Adoption Program (NY, but open to all states)
I know this is a bit different but very important:
This is a wonderful company they have tons of books from infertility to how to talk to you child about adoption
I just had a phone call from ROBEEZ (pronounced Robbie's)
They are sending us 25 pairs of little shoes to take to other children in Colombia when we go!
They want you to have at least 6 weeks before you travel in order to receive the shoes in time.
here is the link to the Heart and Sole Program.
What a neat company!
Children's Aid and Family Services
Division of Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS)
7/4/08 - handed in application 7/30-CW was assigned 8/1/08-got call from new cw 8/6/08 1 HS 9/08-will start Pride classes
"If God is calling you to take a step of faith that defies earthly wisdom, put obedience first
and let logic catch up. If you can't understand the why, trust the Who." Author Unknown
I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Angela and I'm an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) in Dallas, Texas. I am now offering adoption home studies. Please take a look at my web site and pass it on to anyone who may be in the Dallas area and looking to get their home study completed.