I Felt Her Calling Me From China

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

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

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Adoption STAR ~ Questions and Answers

CEO and Founder Michele Fried answers and updates Frequently Asked Questions about Adoption STAR as an agency. These questions are in addition to the ones on our website – see the list of FAQ links here. What is your fee schedule? Please contact us and ask for the Fee Description and Agreement. It is also included in every Registration packet. If you have specific questions related to the fees, please do not hesitate to ask. … Read More

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Introduction to the Waiting Child Newsletter

Our International Adoption Coordinator Megan Montgomery introduces our all new Waiting Child Newsletter. In addition to our monthly agency wide eNews (to see this month’s edition, click here), Adoption STAR has launched a new newsletter which is focused exclusively on International Adoption and will include a list of children waiting for their forever families. To see the first issue, click here. Every day there are many children living in orphanages or foster homes whose adoption … Read More

Special Needs Adoption Videos from the University of Chicago

University of Chicago Adoption Center reached out to Adoption STAR on our Facebook Page and asked us to share this valuable resource. Their team has compiled a library of videos on special needs. For families that are adopting, everything is BIG. The members of the family have big hearts and big dreams, but they also have big questions, realizing that there are big unknowns. At the University of Chicago Adoption Center we do what we … Read More