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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT CAN-01-001
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Title Adoption Helper
Author HILBORN Robin (ed)
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General information
Date published/issue 10-00-1998
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published CANADA
Editor
Publisher Robin Hilborn, 36 Norwood Rd., Toronto, Ont., M4E 2S2, Canada
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Type of material Periodical
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Document information
Document description Commentaries
Information
Testimony
Country concerned CANADA
Index Practice
Direct-contact
Origins-info
Pregnancy-adolescent
Adoption-intercountry
Legislation-adoption
Adoptability-child
Child-post-adopt-sup
Adoption-domestic
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Free text Quarterly publication from Canada containing a variety of information concerning adoption issues of interest mainly to Canadian or North American adoptive or prospective adoptive parents. Most issues relate to international adoptions, including articles written by adoptive parents recounting their experiences (positive and negative) with adoption from a specific country, through specific adoption agencies or "facilitators" in Canada or abroad; notices on events, conferences, seminars, resources, web sites on adoption, adoptive parents' associations or support group meetings; information on health-related issues linked with particular early experience or the child; lists of adoption agencies for specific regions or countries; country updates giving country-by-country information, gathered from a variety of sources, on developments involving international adoption such as procedure, costs and waiting time (sources of information given, frequently with contact address; information often received from applicants relating their experience); information given on the Hague Convention of 1993 as it may affect prospective adoptive parents in Canada who are candidates for an international adoption. October, 1996, No 22 issue contains a special dossier: Teacher's Guide to Adoption divided into several "modules" touching on different aspects of adoption to be taken into consideration by elementary and secondary school teachers who might need guidance on adapting their teaching methods to take into consideration the needs of students who are adopted; modules five to seven concern unwed, pregnant Canadian teenagers and the determining factors in their decision to give their child up for adoption. December, 1997, No. 27 issue contains an article explaining the Hague Convention of 1993; article entitled 'Questions you can ask a facilitator' (involving international adoptions). March 1998, No. 28 issue contains a dossier on domestic adoptions in Canada. September 1998 issue contains an article on private domestic adoption in Ontario.

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Degree of interest Of interest
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Potential users
Other potential users Adopt-Agency
Adopt-Parents