The descriptions and links below provide more information on Organizations and Resources relevant to International Adoption.
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized facility dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities through patient care, special education, research, and professional training. Visit www.kennedykrieger.org for more information.
Johns Hopkins Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center offers one of the most comprehensive pediatric medical programs in the country, from performing emergency trauma surgery, to finding causes of and treatments for childhood cancers, to delivering a child’s good bill of health. With recognized Centers of Excellence in 20 pediatric sub-specialties including cardiology, transplant, psychiatric illnesses and genetic disorders, Children’s Center physicians, nurses and staff provide compassionate care to more than 90,000 children each year. Visit www.hopkinschildrens.org to learn more.
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP has approximately 57,000 members in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Members include pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists. More than 34,000 members are board-certified and called Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). Visit www.aap.org for more information.
Johns Hopkins Travel Clinic
The International Travel Clinic at Johns Hopkins specializes in preparing the International Traveler for a healthy trip abroad. Individualized pretravel consultations provide; culturally- sensitive current health advice to promote health and prevent illness and injury abroad, immunization recommendations and requirements and medications for malaria prevention, diarrhea treatment, altitude sickness, jet lag and others. Visit www.jhmi.edu to learn more.
Internet Adoption Resources.
National Adoption Information Clearinghouse
A comprehensive resource on all aspects of adoption.
Eastern European Adoption Coalition, Inc.
An Adoptive Family Support Organization
Families with Children from China
FCC is a nondenominational organization of families who have adopted children from China.
An International Adoption Publication