Book Review: El Deafo by Cece Bell
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Put Your Own Oxygen Mask First
There is much confusion in the general public about children with ambiguous genitalia (sometimes referred to as “intersex”). At the University of Chicago Adoption Center we often consult with parents pre-adoption and provide medical care post adoption for children with this diagnosis. The following are items every parent should know before deciding to adopt a child with ambiguous genitalia:
Mayo Clinic : Ambiguous Genitalia
Medline Plus : Ambiguous Genitalia
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04 Nov 2016
"I wasn’t given the same opportunity to grow up where I was born"
On his personal blog about adoption, fatherhood, and lessons learned, WACAP CEO Greg Eubanks shares about the relationship he and his youngest son have been working to recreate. With his son’s permission, he offers a few thoughts, with hindsight and from
Learning about Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)
A mother recounts meeting her daughter's Korean foster mom 11 years after her adoption.
Inhale slowly, then exhale and allow your mind to follow your path to its ultimate end
"There was no real reason for me to cry, but my body just acted in the moment, and the next thing I knew, I was crying,”
Avoiding the Pitfalls