Taking responsibility for a child is an important decision in one's life. As the legal adoptive parent, you become the primary person responsible for the child's needs and progress in life. Not only must you consider the child in this process, but you must also consider yourself, other family members, and the family environment.
Support for parents of children with special needs or children who are adopted. Mailing lists, articles by parents and professionals, and other resources.
Comprehensive About.com links compiled by Nancy Stanfield.
Information and online publications provided by U.S. State Department.
Resources on all aspects of domestic and intercountry adoption, with a focus on adoption from the U.S. foster care system.