Support groups on line:
Colorado Springs: http://groups.google.com/group/PikesPeakAfricaAdopt?hl=en&pli=1
Colorado (state) http://groups.google.com/group/ethiopiaadoptcolorado?hl=en&lnk=
For other local areas search in Yahoo or Google or Ning or on line for other groups.
Christian Families: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CAFEKids/
Secular group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EthiopiaAdopt/
There are also groups for certain agencies as well as specific orphanages. I am not including those here.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ethiopiabirthfamilysearch/ looking for or maintaining contact with birth families
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/aaadopting/ support specifically for African American families
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AAParentsEthiopianChildren/ support specifically for African American families
After you are home group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ethiopian_adoptive_families/
Deaf children: http://groups.yahoo.com/search?query=Ethiopian+adoption&sg=30&sort=relevance
Families who have adopted children from Ethiopia who have been abused or they suspect abuse. Alos good for parents who are considering adopting or have adopted older (school aged- teen) kids. This will very likely be part of your journey. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Ethiopiahealing/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ethiopian-attachment/ attachment related discussion
Research tool: http://groups.yahoo.com/search?query=Ethiopia&sg=20&sort=relevance
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/GAP-A/ HIV AIDS
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OlderandSiblingsAdoptEthiopia/ Older kids, siblings and special needs
Jewish families: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jea/
Interesting Ethiopia focused Yahoo groups:
Amharic on line. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/amharic_online/
Ethiopian History http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EthiopianHistory/
Other on line groups:
http://www.ethioamericanfamily.org/adoption_support_groupsFamilies anywhere: http://etfamilies.websitetoolbox.com/post?id=3730081
Families anywhere ning group: http://ethiopiaadopt.ning.com/
http://www.theadoptionguide.com/tools/support-groups.php real professional help groups
Well, That is enough for now. If you are interested you can always google more!
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