Website Resources – Transfiguring Adoption


TheraplayTherapy using play to build attachment
The Recovery VillagePTSD: Types, symptoms, ways to seek treatment
Orbie for OrphansOrganization that takes animated curriculum series to bring hope and healing to foster children and orphans around the world
North American Council of Adoptable ChildrenNational organization providing resources (including links to other sites), information, and publications to help meet the needs of children waiting to be adopted and those who adopt
National Resource Center for Youth DevelopmentNational center which provides information and resources for children who are planning to live independently, including list of links
National Foster Parent AssociationNational organization providing information and support for foster parents
National Attention Deficit Disorder AssociationOrganization providing information about ADD and ADHD, bibliography, and other resource lists
Media 4 Kids InternationalOrganization creating a 12-month program that leads children through basic Christian principles to prepare them for the future outside orphanages, foster homes, and other institutions using media
iFosterResources for foster families and youth: discounts, cell phones, laptops, job training, etc
Health FinderCreating better health through education and awareness.
Foster ClubWebsite for foster children which includes chat rooms, "Famous Foster Kids," advice, independent living information, and more
Empowered to ConnectParenting resources for foster care and adoption
DrugRehab.comOffers a general overview of PTSD and explains the correlation to substance abuse
The Donaldson Adoption InstituteResearch and publications on several different adoption-related topics
The Dave Thomas FoundationFoster care adoption
Concerned United Birthparents, Inc.National organization with information, especially for birth parents and relatives
Child Welfare Information GatewayInformation about adoption for US foster care
Bastard NationAdoptee rights organization that provides information on adoption systems, connections with other adoptees, political action, and other topics
American Academy of Adoption AttorneysNational organization of attorneys specializing in adoption law, promoting reform of laws, providing information on adoption practices, and maintaining a list of attorneys who are specialists in adoption law
AdoptUSKidsFoster care adoption photolisting; Foster care and adoption resources
Adoption Nutrition"The go-to nutrition & feeding resource for adoptive & foster families"
Adoption Learning PartnersInformation and trainings; Hague trainings; CEU's
Adoption at the MoviesMovie reviews by an LCSW who considers how adoptees may react
Adoptee ReadingBooks written or recommended by adoptees
Find LawInformation for prospective parents, birthmothers, adoptees; Types of Adoption and adoption laws; Birth parent rights; International adoption Youth: A Guide for Foster Parents, Counselors, and Social Workers


Robyn's NestAdoptee; adoption; reunification with birth family; family
Ripped Jeans and BifocalsInternational adoption; special needs adoption
One Ruud MomAdoptee; adoption; international adoption
Open ForestADHD, ADD blogs; also professional blogs about PTSD, anxiety, depression, trauma, and more
No Bohn's About ItFoster Care, Transracial Adoption, and Adoption Blog
Mommyhood: Striving for SanityFoster care, adoption, parenting
Joyful Journey MomAdoption, transracial adoption, special needs
Herding Chickens and Other Adventures in Foster and Adoptive CareFoster care, adoption
The Chatty MommaMommy Blog
Born in My Heartfoster care, foster care adoption
Big Tough GirlBirth mother blog


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