Post Adoption Webinar: "How to Handle the Family Tree Assignment"


Save your seat for Gladney's next free educational webinar, sponsored by Gladney's Post Adoption and Client Services Department, which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 3rd at 11:30AM CT. Our topic will be "How to Handle the Family Tree Assignment." This is going to be a very informative webinar in which we will discuss how adoptive families adapt tricky school assignments like family trees to fit the needs of your child. Be sure to invite adoptive parents from other agencies, as well as your family and friends. 

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What We're Reading: Mommy's Heart Went Pop!: An Adoption Story


Mommy's Heart Went Pop!: An Adoption StoryMommy's Heart Went Pop! : An Adoption Story
This children’s book chronicles the journey of a family adopting a child from Africa and the growing love the mother has for the child who will join their family, as they wait and prepare.  The book has beautiful illustrations on every page, including hidden hearts for children to find as they read.

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Finalization Fun with Gladney's Florida Team


Not only does the Gladney Team in Florida, Erica Andres and Erica Weaver, work with birth parents making an adoption plan for their babies, conduct home studies for prospective adoptive parents, educate the community about the adoption option – they also have the privilege of being part of the adoption finalization process! 


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Holiday Card Entries 2015


We wanted to share all of the wonderful holiday card artworks that were submitted this year.  So many talented Gladney Babies!


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Meet Our AdoptED Team -- Kerry


Kerry TobarKerry received a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies from Texas Tech University in 2000. She spent fourteen years in the classroom as a teacher in FWISD and was chosen Teacher of the Year in 2007. Kerry joined the Gladney Center for Adoption in 2015 and is thrilled to work with such an amazing organization.

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AdoptED To Go Available Now


The Gladney Center for Adoption is excited to present AdoptED! AdoptED is a school-based adoption education program created by Gladney Center for Adoption. AdoptED is designed to address the issues of teen pregnancy and school dropout rates. The AdoptED program includes dynamic research-based lessons on adoption, the adoption process, and decision making.  The program is TEKS based and free of charge. So far, Gladney’s Adoption Education Specialists have presented AdoptED to 5,800 students across Dallas Fort Worth!

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Meet Our AdoptED Team -- Ginny


Ginny ManleyGinny received her Master’s Degree in Family Psychology at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has worked in a variety of settings, mostly with teenagers in crisis situations.  Through her work with teenagers, she noticed a need for preparation and education to prevent unneeded crises.  She believes knowledge is power.

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I Am Gladney


Gladney is not just a name . . . it's not just an organization. Gladney is a language of love, a global family that ties birth parents to adoptive parents. That ties friends and donors to children. That ties all of us to a mission.

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Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
Domestic Adoptions: 1-800-687-3097
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