Saturday, October 2, 2010 9pm Producer: Atlantic Public Media Listen Again Adoption reveals some profound but basic aspects of the human story. It’s an act of caring, love and bravery. An emphatic and ancient statement about human nature, it is also rife with questions about identity. We wanted to get to the stories that live… Continue reading Inside the Adoption Circle
With advocates like Angelina Jolie and Madonna, it may just seem like the newest Hollywood trend. But 20,000 international adoptions take place in the United States annually, most of them by everyday people. The University of Louisville has recently started an international adoption clinic to assist families and individuals in the area with the daunting task of incorporating an international child into their family. Wednesday, we will talk with members of the clinic’s multidisciplinary staff about the process of international adoption and the services that they provide.
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A new medical clinic for families considering or going through the international adoption process is now operating at the University of Louisville. Clinic director Dr. Mike Howard says he’s worked with several such cases, starting several years ago in private practice. He says many people expect to encounter problems with infectious diseases. “The main thing,… Continue reading U-of-L Opens International Adoption Clinic