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gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adoption
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girls, adoptive parents' preference for
grandparent
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group homes
guardian ad litem
Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption
handicapped children
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health insurance
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homosexual adoption
hospitals' treatment of birthmothers
hotlines
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income tax law benefits for adoptive parents
independent adoption
India
Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978
infant adoption
infertility
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inheritance
insurance
intelligence
intercountry adoption
intermediary
international adoption
international adoption agencies
International Concerns for Children
International Soundex Reunion Registry (ISRR)
Internet
interracial
interstate adoption
Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (ICAMA)
Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
jargon used in adoption
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Korean adopted children
language
large families
Latin American adoptions
Latinos
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learning disabilities
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married birthparents
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maternity homes
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Medicaid
medical history
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medically fragile
mental health of adopted children and adults
military members and adoption
Model State Adoption Act
multiethnic
Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA)
mutual aid groups
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naming
National Adoption Center
National Adoption Week
National Association of Black Social Workers
National Association of Social Workers Inc. (NASW)
The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL)
National Council For Adoption
National Council for Single Adoptive Parents
National Photo History of Children Waiting for Adoptive Parents
Native Americans
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Naturalization
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nonidentifying information
nonsectarian agencies
North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
notice
Nurturing Network
obesity
older child
One Church, One Child
only child adoptive families
open adoption
open records
"openness"
optional adopter
orphan
Orphan Train
Orphan Train Heritage Society of America Inc. (OTHSA)
orphanage
"orphans of the living"
outreach
parens patriae
parent-initiated adoption
parental leave
parental rights
pathology and adoptive status
pediatric AIDS
permanency planning
photolistings
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post-legal adoptive services
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poverty
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prebirth consent to an adoption
pregnancy after adoption
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psychiatric problems of adopted persons
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rainbow families
rape
"real parents"
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relative adoptions
religion
relinquishment
reproductive technologies
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residential treatment centers
RESOLVE The National Infertility Association
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reunification
reunion
revocation
Romanian adoptions
Russia
screening
sealed records
search
search and consent laws
search groups
sectarian agencies
self-esteem
self-help
separation and loss
sex of child, preference of adoptive parents
sexual abuse
showing of the child
siblings
simple adoption
single adoptive parents
skin color
sliding scale fees
social workers
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Soundex, International Reunion Registry
special needs
Stanley v. Illinois
Stars of David
state laws
state social services department
statistics
stepparent adoptions
subsidies
success rates
support groups
surrender
surrogate motherhood
targeted adoption
teachers and adopted children
teenage adopted persons
teenage parents
teenagers, adopted
termination of parental rights
terminology
therapy and therapists
traditional adoption
transracial adoption
twins
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
unadoptable
The Uniform Adoption Act (UAA)
unwed parents
updated home study
videotape
voluntary agency
waiting children
waiting lists
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Wednesday's Child
welfare
working mothers
wrongful adoption
youths
zero population growth
zygote adoption

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