Adopting Children With Disabilities
Some of the children in foster care waiting for adoption have physical or emotional disabilities. Child welfare agencies may undertake targeted or child-specific recruitment efforts to help these children find permanent families.
|Series Title:||Related Organizations Lists|
|Author(s):||Child Welfare Information Gateway.
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|Year Published:||2014 - 7 pages|
|This directory lists organizations that maintain information about resources for parents and caregivers on children with disabilities/special needs. The groups provide direct service or referrals for technical assistance, professional training, respite care, educational issues, and advocacy. E-mail and Web address are provided when available.|
The Preparation for Parenting Program: Final Report, 1999-2003
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (2003)
Program to promote the adoption of foster children who have developmental disabilities in Hamilton County, Ohio.
|Respite Care Services for Families Who Adopt Children with Special Needs: Synthesis of Demonstration Program Final Reports|
|Series Title:||Grantee Lessons Learned|
|Author(s):||Child Welfare Information Gateway
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|Year Published:||2002 - 10 pages|
|This report synthesizes information from the final program and evaluation reports of 8 Adoption Opportunities discretionary grants programs written between 1994 and 1999. It summarizes project descriptions, lessons learned, accomplishments, and recommendations. An appendix includes project information for each of the 8 projects, including contact information, area served, target population, and evaluation activities.|
Child abuse & neglect: Child factors - Disabilities
Achieving & maintaining permanency: Permanency for children with disabilities
Adoption: Children who spent time in institutions
Adoption: Parenting after adoption
Out-of-home care: Casework Practice in Out-of-Home Care: Children with disabilities
Out-of-home care: Residential/Group care
Systemwide: Services to children & youth with disabilities