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Open Adoption Magazine, Spring 2011, Available for Download

Download the full version here. Recent events in Japan have reminded me of the importance of staying connected with friends and family. Myself and a few other IAC staff members have special connections with people in Japan whose lives have been heavily affected by these occurrences. How fortunate we are to have resources like the […]

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Making the most of Facebook for your adoption

It’s exciting to see what a large and active community the IAC has on Facebook. It has become a place for asking questions, providing encouragement, and sharing lives brought together through adoption. For prospective waiting families having a Facebook page is a great way to be proactive and take charge of your adoption. While the […]

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Media Spotlight – Part 3 of 3

Managing A Twitter Account Twitter can be very effective at disseminating information widely and rapidly, but it can also be very overwhelming, as there are hundreds of tweets made per minute. Also with the invention of Twitter has come a whole slew of new vocab terms to learn. Visit the Twitter Help Center for a […]

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Media Spotlight – Part 2 of 3

YouTube Video Creation The simplest way to create an adoption video is to create a slideshow of images and add music and text. There are many ways to do this; some are free and some cost money. Windows users should check out Windows Movie Maker or Microsoft PowerPoint; Mac users check out iMovie and Keynote. […]

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Media Spotlight – Part 1 of 3

Facebook Page Creation For a quick and easy introduction to creating a Facebook Page watch the video tutorial, “Absolutely the Best Way to create a Non-Profit Facebook Page” or visit John Shaydon’s YouTube Channel for many helpful social media tutorials. The name of your page is important. In addition to including your name(s), use words […]

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Open Adoption Magazine, Winter 2010

Happy New Year everyone! The IAC is thrilled to ring in the New Year with the release of our Winter issue of Open Adoption Magazine. For a full newsletter archive visit the Independent Adoption Center’s website. Highlights in this issue include IAC’s prestigious recognition by the Human Rights Campaign for excellence in LGBT adoption, the […]

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Adoption Nexus Conference

The IAC is pleased to promote the Adoption Nexus Conference in Los Angeles California on October 2, 2010. Below, Jennifer Munro, the visionary who started the conference, describes her connection with adoption and her passion for informing other adoptive parents about the options they have in adoption. For conference details visit: http://southwestadoption.org/. You will receive […]

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What Makes a Successful Adoptive Parent Profile?

Adoptive Family Profiles: Tools for Success

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