Adopt Special Needs

Special Needs

Children with special needs are first and foremost just children. Making the decision to adopt any child requires education and research. Here we provide information about common special needs for reference purposes only. It is our hope that this resource helps more children waiting for homes come together with permanent families.

Because every child
deserves a family.

Adopt Special Needs

Family Stories

For many families, connecting with others who share similar hopes and struggles has been very helpful in preparing to adopt a child with special needs. In this section we share thoughts from families who have already brought their children home so you can read “real world” stories for inspiration and support.

Share similar
hopes and struggles.

Adopt Special Needs

Adoption Process

All around the world children with special needs are waiting to be chosen by committed families. In this section we offer information on ways to get started on your family’s adoption journey. There are many organizations willing to help with questions.

Find information
for the journey.

Family Resources

Families must be as prepared and educated as possible in order to help their new child reach his or her fullest potential. This site provides resources shared by adoptive families that they have found helpful. We hope you will learn from others and find the support you need! Find information


Love Without Boundaries

In 2003, after a group of adoptive parents helped save the life of one tiny boy in China, Love Without Boundaries began. It is our goal for the children we help to receive families through adoption or to become self-sustaining members of their communities. Learn more about LWB