I often hear from people wanting to adopt and looking for resources. Below is a set of links I feel add value to the conversation on adoption.
Dr. Joyce Maguire Pavao – a great resource for adoptive parents.
The Family Of Adoption – Book.
The Body Keeps The Score – Book.
Anne Heffron – Adoptee voice
April Dinwoodie – Transracial Adoptee voice.
Adoptees On – Podcast
Who Am I Really? Podcast.
A pretty comprehensive list of resources for adoptive parents and adoptees at A Future For Every Child.
A wonderful podcast on adoption in India. The process, stigma, resources all broken down in simple small episodes.
An adoptive parent and an excellent source of resources are Sangitha of Life and Times in Bangalore.
The adopted ones blog is a resonant adoptee voice that every adoptive parent needs to hear, really hear.
Lori Holden is a great starting point for all things open adoption.
For people considering intercountry adoption, the USCIS adoption page is a veritable storehouse of information and link to resources.
For US domestic adoption, the Child Welfare Information Gateway is the place the start for all the information you need.
For adoption from foster care, start here.