Resources & Education

Adoption-related resources and information

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Lifebooks

A Lifebook is a connection to an adopted child’s past, a record of the child’s personal history and acts as a valuable tool for helping a child understand the difficult transitions in his or her life. It is a record of the life lived prior to adoption and provides a...

Openness in Adoption

Openness in Adoption

Openness in adoption is used to describe the ongoing relationship and contact between the biological family and/or significant people in a child’s life prior to their adoption and the adoptive family (including the child) after the adoption is finalized.