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adoptive

adjective adoptivus, appointive, choosing, discretional, elective, preferential, selective
Associated concepts: adoptive father, adoptive mother, adoptive parent, foster care, inheritance by adoptive parrnts, inheritance from adoptive parents, intestate succession, parental rights, wards of the juvenile court
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In the event, adoptive parents, adopted children as well as an incumbent senator - herself an adopted child of famed Filipino celebrity parents - shared their insights on how to eliminate the shame.
Klobuchar, co-chair of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, is a strong advocate for adoptive families and children.
Emphasising the need of adoptive parents for older children.
State Employees' said its participation and goal is to promote the adoption of foster kids and encourage North Carolina citizens to become foster or adoptive parents.
Bacchetta's words echo with the collective voice of over 100 adoptive parents interviewed for this book.
The National Adoption Service for Wales will increase the pool of adoptive families, raise awareness of the problems facing adopted children and provide more post-adoption support.
Adoptive parents come from all walks of life from older people whose families have grown up to childless couples, single people to same sex couples and people from other ethnic groups, both within and outside of South Tyneside.
Department for Education statistics show that in KirKlees it taKes an average of 712 days between a child being placed in care and moving in with an adoptive family.
On top of that, the court heard that the adoptive couple had agreed to pay the mother e1/410,000.
It''s full of useful information, advice and real-life stories from adoptive parents.
With enquiries to adopt significantly down from this time last year, it is more vital than ever to meet the needs of the rising numbers of children waiting for adoptive families.
My mum My adopted dad died three years ago and earlier this year my adoptive mum died.