An Interview: Parenting Children with Special Needs

In anticipation of Our Shining STAR Event, we are featuring a weekly blog series on Special Needs Adoption. On Wednesday January 29th, 2014, Adoption STAR will be hosting Our Annual Shining STAR Event to benefit special needs adoption. Adoption STAR has found many wonderful adoptive families for children with special needs. Adoption STAR helps adoptive families afford to make a commitment to adopt a child with special needs by waiving or greatly reducing fees. To … Read More


A Family’s Special Needs Adoption Journey

Bernie and Sheila were married in 2006 and both wanted to have children, however Sheila knew she was unable to conceive. Once married, the two immediately began to research different adoption agencies, and came to Adoption STAR after their friend referred them. They are now the proud parents of Grace, their two-year-old daughter. Grace was born with Down Syndrome.  “We really didn’t know about the adoption process from beginning to end, and once we were … Read More