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May 28, 2013

Four Resources for Raising Your Child Post Adoption

By Rita SoronenPresident and CEO, Dave Thomas Foundation Read More

May 6, 2013

The Importance of Sibling Connections for Children in Foster Care

A few weeks ago we hosted The Barker Foundations Annual Conference. We had an excellent turn out of individuals invested in all spectrums of adoption. One of my favorite workshops was held by Chauncey Strong, MSW, LGSW. Mr. Read More

March 29, 2013

14 Questions to Ask Yourself When Considering Older Child Adoption

For families considering older child adoption it is important to do a self-assessment based on your ideas and thoughts about this type of adoption.  Here are some questions to consider: Read More

March 19, 2013

Adopted at 12 - Ryan's Family Shares Their Story

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March 12, 2013

Top 5 Approaches to Therapy for Children Adopted from Foster Care

“Therapy” can be considered a “bad word” when said to a child who has been in the foster care system.  Often, they feel as if they have been forced to endure years of therapeutic intervention without being able to identify any positive results.  Read More

February 28, 2013

“College Bound” – An Interview with PWNL’s First Teen to Attend College

Aya was placed through Project Wait No Longer right before her 15th birthd Read More

January 18, 2013

PWNL Family Featured in The Washington Post

Link: PWNL FAMILY FEATURED IN THE WASINGTON POST Read More

January 17, 2013

Why Older Child Adoption?

WHY OLDER CHILD ADOPTION? Read More

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