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Speech and Language
When should you have your child's vision and hearing screened? What's Early Intervention and can it help? Browse our resources, articles, and websites to help you help your child succeed.

Gifts That Give Back
In the spirit of giving, continue your holiday
shopping at You'll find even more gifts, calendars, and cards that benefit children's charities worldwide—and will put a smile on your recipient's face.

Reaching Out
Take your cue from National Adoption Month and become an advocate for our families! We make it easy to promote adoption in your community, workplace, and child's school, with articles, printable handouts, and sample letters.

AF's Annual Cost and Timing Survey
Share your experiences by taking the 2008 Cost & Timing of Adoption Poll. Then, with our sincere thanks, download a special collection of articles.

We Want to Hear from You!
Which adoption issues do you care most about? What was your experience like? Let us know in our reader survey. We'll award one lucky respondent a basket filled with goodies from our gift guide

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