American Adoption Congress Conference 2011

What's the Future of Adoption? Lessons from the UK
Orlando, FL April 2011
History of Adoption in UK; findings from UK & US studies; looking at the future of adoption

Adoption Crossroads Conference: Shedding Light on the Adoption Experience 2010

Life Across the Pond: Open Records in the UK and Lessons Learned for the US
New York City, September 2010
History of Open Records in UK; findings and Data from recent UK adoption contact & reunion research; summary of US research findings; ideas and lessons learned for opening records in US

American Adoption Congress Conference 2009

Publishing Your Adoption Book &mdash Presentation
Cleveland, OH April 2009
Publishing Timeline, Tasks, Costs, and Lessons Learned from publishing Swimming Up the Sun: A Memoir of Adoption


Jim Landry — Music From The Film
An extraordinary photo narrative blog

Patrick Smith, Instrumental Guitarist
Recently released a gorgeous, meditative CD, "Scattered Hearts." Makes a great birthday or Christmas gift (order on his website)

Recommended Adoption Books and Movies