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useful links

General Information

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

Report on International Adoption
www.arcct.org
Programs by country

Joint Council on International Children's Services
www.jcics.org
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
http://www.childwelfare.gov/
Summary of state law, databases of agencies, support groups, reliable fact sheets

North American Council on Adoptable Children
www.nacac.org

Schwab Foundation for Learning
www.schwablearning.org
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
www.house.gov

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


Country Information and Groups

Adopting from Russia
www.adoptingfromrussia.com

Children from Fuling
www.fulingkids.org

China Center for Adoption Affairs
www.china-ccaa.org

Eastern European Adoption Coalition
www.eeadopt.org

Families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption (FRUA)
Northern California website: http://www.orgsites.com/ca/fruanorcal/

Families with Children from China
www.fccncalif.org

Families with Children from Vietnam
www.fcvn.org

Focus on Adoption
www.focusonadoption.com
An advocy group for Guatemalan adoptions

ICHILD
www.ichild.org
Information on adoption from India

Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network
www.kaanet.com

Latin American Parents Association
www.lapa.com


Book Catalogs and Magazines

Adoption Week e-zine
www.adoptionweek.com

Adoptive Families
www.adoptivefamilies.com
National magazine for families for before and after adoption.

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

Bilingual Books for Kids
www.bilingualbooks.com
Spanish/English books for kids.

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

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