This is the 2nd part of a two-part article, authored by ACI’s Richard Pearlman, LCSW. It was published in the April issue of Adoption Today Magazine. You can find this article [Part 2] here. For more than two decades, Richard has been thinking about the paradigms that govern how people think about and practice adoption. Along with
1st part of a two-part article, authored by ACI’s Richard Pearlman, LCSW, is published in the March issue of Adoption Today magazine. For more than a two decades Richard has been thinking about the paradigms that govern how people think about and practice adoption. Along with Jane Turner, ACI’s executive director, Richard has been developing
What an extraordinary story! Sometimes good things do come from social media. We at Adoption Center of Illinois are pleased to share this story about Rich and Tina Peterson and how they met their son, Lucian, through taking a risk and putting information out about their dreams on Facebook. The field of adoption is changing so much
In this video a birth mother discusses what she was thinking when she considered placing her for adoption. For every person the thoughts and ideas and considerations surrounding making an adoption are different. Placing a child for adoption is a decision that is never taken lightly. Listen to what this young woman says and take
As I retired from my position as the agency’s Executive Director – the staff, board and I looked back at all that we accomplished since our inception. This video provides a snapshot of some of the activities we have been involved with and how we feel about what we’ve done.