Post-placement supervision

Post-placement supervision for an Ethiopian adoption is a series of meetings one of which is conducted in your home with the entire family and the social worker. Other in-person meetings may take place in the offices of the adoption agency. Reports, based on the interviews, are then filed with your adoption placement agency, adoption home […]

Ethiopian Adoption: Preparing to Know Your Child

Ethiopian Adoption: Preparing to Know Your Child Ethiopia in 2006 has become one of the top 5 countries for American adoptions. This attraction is heightened by the beauty and appeal of the children, their ethnic diversity and their religions which encompass the Judaic, Christian and Muslim traditions. However as one of the highest ranking countries […]

VIETNAM ADOPTIONS: ASSESSING YOUR CHILD’S DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS

VIETNAM ADOPTIONS: ASSESSING YOUR CHILD’S DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS Adoption and bringing your new infant or toddler home from Vietnam are very exciting and memorable times. Once calmness descends upon your household however parents direct their full attention to their child’s development and functioning in the new environment. Not only do they observe their child’s recognition of […]

What are some of the medical issues encountered in children adopted internationally?

What are some of the medical issues encountered in children adopted internationally? Generally, children that are placed for international adoption are placed because of a multitude of reasons. They are rarely if ever placed because they come from intact family networks with perfect family medical histories. These children are placed because of abandonment, poverty, illness […]

Questions on the medical health of children adopted from Vietnam?

Questions on the medical health of children adopted from Vietnam? Many children adopted from Vietnam from institutional care environments like many other countries have mild caloric deprivation, mild to moderate developmental delays and growth delays. Fortunately, experience shows that, given family love, nourishment, and medical care, these children rapidly develop into natural little kids. Like […]

What are some of the health concerns and social issues associated with international adoption from China?

What are some of the health concerns and social issues associated with international adoption from China? China is the number one country that places children for international adoption in the U.S. Virtually all children adopted from China are girls. The reasons for this discrepancy are the government’s one-child policy and the cultural preference for male […]

ETHIOPIAN ADOPTION: Preparing to know your child.

ETHIOPIAN ADOPTION: Preparing to know your child.

Ethiopia in 2006 has become one of the top 5 countries for American adoptions. This attraction is heightened by the beauty and appeal of the children, their ethnic diversity and their religions which encompass the Judaic, Christian and Muslim traditions. However as one of the highest ranking countries in the world for maternal mortality, malnutrition, […]