Blog: 2017

Adopting A Child With Down Syndrome

Oct
18

Superkids is shining a light on two adoptive parents who have recently adopted children with Down syndrome.  These moms are tireless advocates, and as a bonus, they are both Superkids volunteers!  Lora and Michelle have graciously agreed to answer our questions about adopting a child with Down syndrome.  

Gladney Center:  Please introduce your family and share your connection to the Gladney Center for Adoption

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Colombian Child Advocates Receive Training

Oct
11

Colombia AdoptionGuest Blog Post by Bill Porter, LPC-S in Texas
Director of Post Adoption and Client Services

 

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Sharing 9 Gladney Facts in September

Sep
26
  1. MGM paid Edna Gladney $5,000 for rights to her story which they then turned into the movie “Blossoms in the Dust”. She donated the money to the Texas Children's Home and Aid Society to help reduce the agency's debt.  Each year generous supporters like you join us for the exciting annual North Texas Giving Day—this year it will be September 14, 2017 from 6 a.m. to midnight.   Your generous support makes a meaningful difference.
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Hurricane Irma Resources For Our Gladney Family

Sep
20

Hurricane Irma brought hardship to Florida's coast, and unfortunately the hurricane season is not over.  Gladney wants you to know help and resources are just a click or phone call away when disaster strikes.  Below is a mini resource guide to assist you with getting the help you may be seeking.
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How do I help my child process the anxiety and stress they are feeling from the aftermath of Irma?

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Mark Melson Reflects On Colombia

Sep
07

Mark Melson Gladney Center for AdoptionI had the opportunity to travel to Colombia a couple of weeks ago to visit with our orphanage partner and ICBF (the Colombian equivalent of our CPS system in the US).  Two very productive days and I’m excited for the future growth in Gladney’s Colombian Adoption program

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Hurricane Harvey Resources For Our Gladney Family

Sep
04

Hurricane Harvey is bringing hardship to millions of people, and sadly many Gladney Families have been affected.  Gladney wants you to know help and resources are just a click or phone call away.  Below is a mini resource guide to assist you with getting the help you may be seeking.

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12 Gladney Facts For August

Aug
27
  1. Auxiliaries were renamed to Gladney Family Associations in 2006 and there are currently 18 GFAs operating around the country! Be sure to join your GFA today. 
  2. To meet the needs of working women in Sherman, Mrs. Gladney founded the Sherman Nursery and Kindergarten for Working Women. Thirty-five women enrolled their children on opening day. Check out these old nursery rhymes from that time period.
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Have You Thought of Adopting From Taiwan?

Aug
16

As you explore your adoption options, you might have thought about adopting from Taiwan.  Taiwan stands out from other Asian countries in several ways:

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Top 10 Gladney Facts

Jul
30
  1. The Adoption Department receives around 5,000  inquiries each year from those interested in adopting. Are you interested in starting your adoption journey? Request Gladney’s free adoption information packet today.
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Ways You Can Help Retain The Adoption Tax Credit

Jul
28

Heidi Bruegel Coxby Heidi Bruegel Cox, Gladney General Counsel & Executive Vice President

Several people have recently asked me about what they can do to help retain the Adoption Tax Credit.  The best site to connect with is adoptiontaxcredit.org and then contact their U.S. Senator or Representative. 

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