Adoption Fact Sheets

IAs discussion of the adoption process becomes more open and accepted in American society, and as more Americans have experience with adoption, there is also more attention focused on those involved in adoption—the adopted person, the birth parents, and the adoptive parents (often referred to as the adoption triad or the adoption constellation). This factsheet examines the impact of adoption on adopted persons who have reached adulthood.

Impact of Adoption on Adopted Persons

8 Things to Remember about Child Development

Building on a well-established knowledge base more than half a century in the making, recent advances in the science of early childhood development and its underlying biology can provide
a deeper understanding that can inform and improve new ways of thinking.  This report from the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University helps set the record straight about some aspects of early child development.