Presents results from a longitudinal study of youth in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois, comparing outcomes of those still in care at age 19 to the outcomes of discharged youth. Suggests that discharged youth fare worse than their same-age peers across a variety of domains.
A nonprofit in Washington state is moving forward with plans to create a “soft landing spot” for children entering the foster care system. The Bridge Receiving Center, a Redmond, Wash.-based nonprofit, is building a therapeutic, […]
The institution of adoption has made significant strides in the last several decades, but elements of its clandestine, stigmatized past remain – and, as a consequence, so do many myths, misconceptions and inaccurate stereotypes. One […]
Disability Rights International (DRI) is a non-governmental organization that promotes human rights for people with disabilities. Children in institutional care, such as orphanages, quickly become disabled, so it is no surprise that DRI has announced that […]