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Adoption Disruption/Displacement Experiences of Intercountry Adoptees USA

Are you an intercountry/international adoptee 18+ years or older? Did you spend time (30 days or more) in foster care, group home, residential treatment, wilderness treatment camp, treatment ranch, or long-term hospitalization program before you turned 18 years old? Or did your adoptive parents kick you out of the house, leading you to couch-surf, stay […]

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The Colour of Time

A new book, The Colour of Time: A Longitudinal Exploration of the Impact of Intercountry Adoption in Australia is to be released in June this year. The Colour of Time follows the journeys of 13 of the original 27 contributors from The Colour of Difference.  Reading about their experiences 15 years on, you will gain a greater understanding […]

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Beyond Cultural Camp – Promoting Healthy Identity Formation in Adoption

Funded by WK Kellogg Foundation and Evan B Donaldson Adoption Institute, 2009-2011 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This report was researched and written by Hollee McGinnis, Policy & Operations Director of the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute; Susan Livingston Smith, Program & Project Director of the Institute, Dr. Scott D. Ryan, a Senior Research Fellow of the Institute and […]

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Romania – For Export Only – Author R. Post

the untold story of the Romanian ‘ orphans’ gives an insider’s look into the adoption kitchen, where the most used ingredients are political pressure and emotional blackmail. Post kept a diary on her work for the European Commission that aimed to help Romania reform its child protection. She soon found out that the intercountry adoption […]

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Survey – University of Birmingham and Queen’s University Kingston

The Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, the University of Birmingham (UK), and Queen’s University, Kingston (Canada) are conducting a community-based survey to better understand what life is like for individuals whose fathers are foreign soldiers. The study is funded by the Wellcome Trust, an independent British charitable foundation with global interest in health […]

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