Recommended Websites



An informational, searchable web site for articles, news, and adoption-related professionals.

Thinking of Adopting  

Run by an adoptive parent, this web site provides information and inspiration from other adoptive parents, as well as adoption and parenting experts to help you on your adoption journey 

Creating a Family                                                        

Run by an attorney and adoption consultant, this web site offers resources for adoptive and pre-adoptive families, as well as podcasts on adoption-related topics.

Dr Ron Federici, Neuropsychological and Family Therapy Associates


Provides comprehensive assessment and innovative treatment for children adopted internationally. Dr. Federici is an adoptive parent of seven children and a leader in the field of adoption medicine.


Dr. Deborah Gray 

Deborah Gray, is the founder of Nurturing Attachments and the author of two adoption-themed books. She is a clinical social worker specializing in the areas of attachment, grief, and trauma. She has spent 20 years counseling children and families, specializing in children who were adopted.


Behavior Therapy 


Founded by Nadya Molina, Alternative Behaviors works with families that are seeking help dealing with challenging behaviors at home.


Recommended Organizations

Families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption (FRUA)

A non-profit support group for families who have adopted children from any Eastern European or Former Soviet Union country.

Families with Children from China

Nondenominational organization of families who have adopted children from China. FCC provides a network of support for families who've adopted in China and information to prospective parents.


Center for Adoption Support and Education    

CASE is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and education to everyone in  the adoption community.

Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute

The Institute provides leadership in improving adoption laws, policies, and practices - through sound research, education, and advocacy, in order to better the lives of everyone touched by adoption.