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The National Survey of Adoptive Parents

By |July 23rd, 2014|

Conducted in 2007, the National Survey of Adoptive Parents (NSAP) was a “first-of-its-kind” survey that studied adoptive families (and their experiences) from across the [...]

Birth Fathers – Grief and Loss

By |July 22nd, 2014|

Regular acknowledgement of birth fathers and the emotions they may feel as a part of placing a child for adoption doesn’t happen enough….and that [...]

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    2010 Census Data and Analysis – Adopted Children and Stepchildren

2010 Census Data and Analysis – Adopted Children and Stepchildren

By |July 18th, 2014|

Published back in April of this year, the U.S. Census Bureau offers up some information and analysis of adopted children and stepchildren (and their [...]

Poem from a Daughter to her Birth Mother

By |July 17th, 2014|

Adoption STAR’s Director of Adoption Kathy Crissey shares a piece of beautiful poetry that would never have been written without an adult daughter and [...]

Placing a Child for Adoption

By |July 16th, 2014|

Two different perspectives on making the decision to place a child for adoption – a birth mother offers one perspective while a birth grandmother [...]

Adoption STAR Staff Responses: This Month’s Film Clip

By |July 15th, 2014|

Here are some Adoption STAR staff responses to the latest film clip we watched as a part of our TV/Film clip-viewing project. See our [...]

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    Adoption STAR to attend the Women’s Business Center Festival

Adoption STAR to attend the Women’s Business Center Festival

By |July 14th, 2014|

Adoption STAR is a proud to be actively involved with Canisius College’s Women’s Business Center. More specifically, Adoption STAR’s Development Associate Kristin Ackerman represents [...]

For Professionals: Accessing Community Resources

By |July 11th, 2014|

The following information has been taken from the Understanding Infant Adoption Participant Handbook. The author of the handbook (Spaulding for Children) and Adoption STAR [...]

Family Support Summit

By |July 10th, 2014|

This FREE event is happening in Buffalo on Tuesday, August 12th and might be incredibly helpful for parents of school-aged children with special needs.

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A Family for Every Child

By |July 9th, 2014|

Although our agency is full of seasoned adoption professionals, there is always the opportunity for additional learning. As a former teacher herself, Adoption STAR [...]

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