Resources Especially for Foster or Adoptive Families (Links updated January 2018) (Center for Parent Information & Resources, CPIR)


Giving a child a home is a remarkable gift. This page is written for the families who’ve adopted children with disabilities (and without!) and those who offer them safe haven through fostering. It’s also written for those who work in state agencies or in private organizations who find foster homes and adoptive families for so many children.


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