Each Wednesday we post links from the previous week that touch on special needs adoption. Our hope is that these small snapshots provide you with a glimpse of life after adopting through China’s waiting child program… both the long-term blessings and the challenges that come with parenting a child with special needs. We also hope to raise awareness about a variety of special needs.
A Different Seizure — adoptive momma Cheri (China) at Infinite Love… about her daughter’s recent, probable Atypical Absence Seizure
i’m glad i didn’t know — adoptive momma (China) Julia at say you will love me forever… so grateful that she didn’t know what she was signing up for!
Gao Mei — momma waiting on TA (China) Kris at Tell Her This… the story of how she came to find her future daughter
Bringing Home a Child with Special Needs — an article written by contributing writer Lisa Belkin and new adoptive momma (China) Jenny Staff Johnson in Motherlode section of the New York Times Magazine