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- Fostering Hope with Nathan Ross
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Author Archives: Pat O'Brien
“The Good Adoptee” Suzanne Bachner joins us this broadcast evening. “The Good Adoptee” is a one woman performance based on Suzanne’s life and search to find her biological first family. “The Good Adoptee” was recently performed at the NYS Foster … Continue reading
Our guest this broadcast is foster care alumni April Curtis who speaks about the urgent importance of staying connected to siblings all through out ones stay in foster care and even after younger sibling are adopted. April speaks about sibling … Continue reading
Rob Johnson was a member of one of the first families in the United States who received Subsidized Kinship Guardianship. Rob explains why it was so important that his mom’s rights not be terminated, and why it was equally important … Continue reading
This Mother’s Day 2017 mom Lauren Huss shares with our audience her perspective on the changes parents have to make to parent children who come from hard places. Lauren is the mom of 7, six of whom were adopted who … Continue reading
Author and adoptive dad, Dr. Elijah C. Nealy, is our guest this broadcast to speak about his recently published book “Transgender Children and Youth: Cultivating Pride and Joy with Families in Transition.” Dr. Nealy speaks about the great importance of … Continue reading
We interview this broadcast adoptive father of six, Craig Peterson, who discusses how his home was transformed after he developed a greater understanding on his children’s’ brain functioning and, in particular, the amygdala and the cerebral cortex’s Frontal Lobe. A … Continue reading
After the hosts do a tribute to a great pioneer in the special needs adoption field, Barbara Tremitiere, this program turned its focus to the Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York’s (AFFCNY) 28th Annual Foster and Adoptive Parent … Continue reading
This Easter Sunday broadcast is with Anne Heffron, Author of the Memoir “You Don’t Look Adopted.” Anne shares the power of writing one’s adoption story to assist in the healing from, in her case, the trauma of being placed for … Continue reading