North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
Post-Adoption Support: Beyond Happily Ever After
When Missouri residents Scott and Ning Haluck decided to become foster parents a couple years ago, they heard about trainings offered by FosterAdopt Connect, a nonprofit that started as a small support group in 1998 and has evolved into a statewide network of support and resources for foster and adoptive families.
Hidden Heartache: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome’s Impact on Adoptive Families
When Barb Clark and her husband Michael adopted their oldest daughter Akila at 5 months old they never envisioned the difficult road ahead. What the Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Clarks couldn’t see when they rocked, fed and loved their infant daughter was the brain damage that she already had because of prenatal exposure to alcohol.