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useful links

General Information

Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute
Adoption research, white papers, facts, policies.

Report on International Adoption
Programs by country

Joint Council on International Children's Services
Website of the oldest and largest affiliation of licensed, non-profit international adoption agencies in the US. Site has useful info on the tax credit, citizenship, and country updates.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Summary of state law, databases of agencies, support groups, reliable fact sheets

North American Council on Adoptable Children

Schwab Foundation for Learning
Extensive database of articles related to learning differences, bulletin boards for parents and educators, and the opportunity to ask questions of experts.

Senate and Congress Postal and Email Addresses

U.S. State Department
Summaries of international adoption laws, CIS requirements and processes.

Country Information and Groups

Adopting from Russia

Children from Fuling

China Center for Adoption Affairs

Eastern European Adoption Coalition

Families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption (FRUA)
Northern California website:

Families with Children from China

Families with Children from Vietnam

Focus on Adoption
An advocy group for Guatemalan adoptions

Information on adoption from India

Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network

Latin American Parents Association

Book Catalogs and Magazines

Adoption Week e-zine

Adoptive Families
National magazine for families for before and after adoption.

Asia for Kids
Asian children’s books, videos, crafts, music.

Bilingual Books for Kids
Spanish/English books for kids.

Pact: An Adoption Alliance
Bookstore has collection of books on adoption, transracial issues and children's stories.

Tapestry Books
Adoption and infertility book catalog from Perspectives Press; includes excerpts from its books.
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