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S2E11 Erik Weihenmayer’s Story

Oct 7, 2017

There are few more challenging achievements that the average person looks up to more than summiting Mt. Everest. Now imagine doing it blind. That’s what today’s guest Erik Weihenmayer did, becoming the first blind man to do so, along with summiting the rest of the Seven Summits, and kayaking the entire 277 miles of the…

S2E10 The Lucky Few – Heather Avis

Sep 28, 2017

Heather Avis and her husband are parents of three adopted children, two of whom have Down Syndrome. At the start of their adoption journey, they set out to adopt a healthy baby, but after meeting their future daughter Macy, a baby girl with both Down Syndrome and a congenital heart defect that would require surgery…

S2E9 Renee’s Adoption Story from China and Guatemala

Sep 21, 2017

Today on the podcast, we are so excited to feature Renee Hettich’s story of her experience adopting 4 children internationally. One of her children is from Guatemala, and three of them are from China, our first Chinese adoption story on the podcast! Renee shares how none of the four adoptions went exactly according to plan,…

S2E8 Andra and Chung’s Story

Sep 13, 2017

One of the realities we face as adoptive parents is the fact that as a result of the situations our adopted children came from (often situations that created the need for adoption in the first place), there are often developmental challenges that they, and we along with them, must work through. Today on ADOPTION NOW,…

S2E7 Talking About Trauma with Carrie O’Toole

Aug 30, 2017

Do you have questions about PTSD related to adoption? Do you struggle as a parent to understand a child that has experienced early childhood trauma? On this episode of ADOPTION NOW, April Fallon talks with Carrie O’Toole about how to deal with a challenging placement and how to see signs of trauma in the brain.…

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April Noah

Noah and April have 4 adopted children. They have said yes to 7 placements and learned so much about adoption through their journey. They started ADOPTION NOW “Telling Your Adoption Story” to give adoption a voice. ADOPTION NOW is a place to find connection, hope and understanding. Learn more.

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