Collaborative Event Raises Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 4/4/18 3:00 PM

Child Abuse Prevention

WHAT:           

Six local social service agencies are hosting a collaborative event aimed at increasing awareness of child maltreatment during Child Abuse Prevention Month on April 4. For the Sake of the Children is a joint effort of ACH Child and Family Services, Alliance For Children, CASA of Tarrant County, Gladney Center for Adoption, Lena Pope and The Parenting Center. A panel discussion featuring the chief executive from each organization will explore how each agency and the community can work together to prevent child abuse. It will be followed by a networking hour. The event is an informative kickoff to Child Abuse Prevention Month, offering ways for the community to get involved.

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Topics: Advocacy, Child Abuse Prevention

We Are Going To Taiwan! {And we need your help!}

Posted by Superkids Team on 4/3/18 9:35 AM

We are so excited to announce our #SKTaiwanApril2018 trip! We leave on April 21st and plan to be in Taiwan for a week. We will be introducing our team as it gets closer to departure time, but suffice it to say we are all super excited to be going to Taiwan!

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Topics: Superkids, Taiwan Adoption

Meet Kayla!

Posted by Superkids Team on 4/2/18 11:40 AM

Kayla just turned 5 and she is described as a quiet little girl who is very attached to her caregivers. She has cerebral palsy and is unable to walk without assistance, but she can use her hands well. She feeds herself and can hold a crayon to color.

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Topics: Superkids, China Adoption

Mario {Taiwan}

Posted by Superkids Team on 3/27/18 2:55 PM
Boy, Mario sure is one cute kid! And sweet, and so easy to work with! We just missed getting to celebrate his 4th birthday when we saw him in November. We’ve met Mario before, and since that last visit he’s gotten an adorable pair of glasses that are helping with some of his vision issues.
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Topics: Superkids, Taiwan Adoption

80% Decline in International Adoptions to the U.S.

Posted by Heidi Bruegel Cox on 3/27/18 1:26 PM

According to the latest report published by the U.S. Department of State, International Adoptions continue to decline to the U.S., with another drop reported for 2017.  Since the peak in 2004, we have seen an 80% decline in international adoptions to the U.S.  

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Topics: Advocacy, Legislative, Intercountry Adoption

Adoption Story: Road to Parenthood

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 3/25/18 2:33 PM

Our Adoption Story

This dream has been 6 years in the making. I don't regret our struggle because as a couple it made us more honest, our faith grew significantly, and it gave such an amazing opportunity to experience the love and compassion of other people. But mostly I don't regret it because without that experience we wouldn't have the child that God always meant for us to have.

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Topics: Adoption Stories

Deacon & Dudley {Taiwan}

Posted by Superkids Team on 3/22/18 8:44 AM
We met brothers Deacon and Dudley for the first time in November – and what adorable brothers they are! Deacon turned 7 at the beginning of this year, and Dudley is 5. They lived together in the children’s home and enjoy spending time together.
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Topics: Superkids, Taiwan, Uncategorized, Featured

World Down Syndrome Day! {Pierce}

Posted by Superkids Team on 3/21/18 9:49 AM

It is World down Syndrome Day and we are rocking the crazy socks at our house!

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Topics: Superkids, China Adoption

Gladney Newsletter: China & Taiwan - 3/2018

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 3/21/18 8:23 AM

Read the latest information about Gladney's China and Taiwan's adoption program in March's Gladney Newsletter.

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Topics: China Adoption, Taiwan Adoption, China & Taiwan Newsletter

What We're Reading: State Department Chokes International Adoption

Posted by Heidi Bruegel Cox on 3/20/18 1:14 PM

Yesterday, The Federalist published an article regarding the State Department making international adoption rarer and more expensive than ever to consolidate government control over private agencies. Please read "Bucking Trump Deregulation Agenda, State Department Chokes International Adoption"

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Topics: Advocacy, Legislative, Suggested Reading

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