International Adoption Resources
The Deaf Adoption News Service (DANS) has a web site devoted to the adoption of deaf/hard of hearing foreign children who are available for adoption.
COUNTRY SPECIFIC LINKS
Travel Tips for Those Adopting from China is a Web page developed by Marie Bartlett-Sloan. She and her husband adopted from China. She covers topics such as interacting with China and the Chinese, baby clothes and supplies, adult clothes and supplies, luggage, food, cameras, money matters, insurance, health and general maintenance, what to bring and not to bring.
Korean Links is a page of links for Korean adoption as well as Korean culture, food, resources, news, and language, amidst the sounds of the South Korean national anthem playing as a midi file in the background.
Russia and the Ukraine
INFORMATION FOR YOUR GEOGRAPHIC AREA
Adoption InterLink UK provides information about adoption in the United Kingdom..
NYS Citizens' Coalition for Children is an advocacy organization of concerned citizens, agencies, and over 150 adoptive and foster parent groups in every region of New York State. This site contains organization information and resources.
LAW AND GOVERNMENT RELATED
Administration on Children, Youth and Families, a United States government agency, has basic information on its foster care and adoption assistance programs.
The Adoption Policy Resource Center offers legislative news and analysis such as summaries of pending federal legislation on adoption and adoption assistance (subsidy) information resources.
The Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School has a Web site with adoption law information.
The Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet is a service of the U.S. Congress that includes the full text of legislation; the full text of all versions of House and Senate bills searchable by keyword(s) or by bill number for the 103rd and 104th Congresses and the Congressional Record's full text of the daily account of proceedings on the House and Senate floors searchable by keyword(s). This is a resource for looking up adoption legislation.
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Federal Travel's Adoption Services provides the travel services necessary to bring adoptive families together. Adoptive parents Tim and Beverly Swanson help you with your adoption travel plans. Included on the Web site are personal adoption stories by the Swansons and their customers, a quote request form, links to country information for the number of children adopted per country, and links to other adoption sites on the Internet. The current special feature article is "Tips for Adoption Traveling Overseas."