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Finding the Way Back – A mission to give back to orphans and underprivileged

Vietnamese Adoptee Jason Kayser continues his journey and shares through this amazing blog. Thankyou Jason.   Vietnam Reflections – March 2017 What’s there to say after a trip like this? There are so many stories, sites, sounds, smells and experiences I could not write down.  So many “Divine Appointments” and “GRT (God Right There)” moments […]

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ASFC INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION SERCHING

Su Park, International Social Services (ISS) will be joining us for a discussion on the delicate nature of deciding whether to seek more information, what information to consider when searching, to search or not to and how to get appropriate support throughout. S A T U R D A Y   2 5 t h   M […]

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Adoptees advantaged by birth language memory

Science Daily, Date:January 18, 2017, Source:Radboud University anguage learning very early on in life can be subconsciously retained even when no conscious knowledge of the early experience remains. The subconscious knowledge can then be tapped to speed up learning of the pronunciation of sounds of the lost tongue. A paper describing these results of language […]

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Age Exclusive: Adoptions to get boost as fee for foreigners waived

The Asian Age, SREEPARNA CHAKRABARTY Published : Jan 15, 2017, 12:38 am IST New Delhi: In a move that will encourage adoptions in a big way, the government has decided to do away with the adoption fee for foreigners which they had to pay if they wanted to take their adopted children abroad with them. Prospective […]

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NZ cutting adoption ties with Russia after failed negotiations

TVNZ, Fri 27 Jan 2017, Andrea Vance Russia banned single Kiwis and same sex couples from adopting Russian children when New Zealand legalised gay marriage. Moscow is refusing to budge on the ban. And it is insisting that Russian officials have a say in future care placements within New Zealand if the adoption doesn’t work […]

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