Content: Developing Identity

Knowing oneself, disconnectedness, creating boundaries, choice.
Belonging, creating and maintaining connections to the adoptive family, birth family and the community.

The illegal adoptions of the Lebanese War

Equal Times, 26 Jan 2017 – by Emmanuel Haddad A fundamental rupture was preventing Christiane from moving forward in life, even though she did not really know why. Until one day, during a somewhat drunken night out, her best friend told her she had been adopted: “Your whole life is demolished within seconds. All your […]

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The Colour of Time – Front and Back Book Cover Competition

A call out to all ICA who have an artist flare… Cover Image Competition Flyer  

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Peter Bell – ABC 720 Interview

Get to know our new Breakfast presenter, Peter Bell. Most people know him as a footy player, but Geoff Hutchison spoke to Peter about his incredible adoption story and how his birth mother found him.   Click here to listen to the interview

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ADAPTED – Korean- American Adoptees living in Korea

ADAPTED is a podcast that explores the experiences of Korean-American adoptees who repatriate or resettle in Korea. Since the 1950s, an estimated 200,000 children have been adopted internationally from Korea. The experiences of adoptees are as varied and unique as each individual’s circumstance; yet most know their stories from a similar starting point — as international […]

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Post Adoption Support Services (PASS) South Australia

Post Adoption Support Services is running a six week support group for people who were adopted from overseas (aged over 16).  This will be an opportunity to talk and reflect on how adoption has shaped your life, its influence in forming identity, and how central your adoption experience is to your life.  This will also […]

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