Educating yourself on adoption:

http://www.AdoptUSkids.com

Listing of children in foster care in the USA that are legally free for adoption.http://www.childwelfare.com

Michigan adoption laws:

http://legislature.mi.gov/(S(cinjus55q2hlat45xcodij55))/mileg.aspx?page=getobject&objectname=mcl-288-1939-x&queryid=11093811&highlight=adoption

Additional informational sites:

http://www.childwelfare.gov/index.cfm
http://www.adoptioncouncil.org
http://www.abcadoptions.com/consent2.htm
http://www.adoptionlearningpartners.org
 http://www.adoptioninstitute.org/index.php

Expectant/Birth mom helpful links:

The #1 place for Expectant and Birth mothers. Built and maintained by Awesome Birth mothers who can help you through the decision making and/or placement of your child in an adoptive home. www.birthmombuds.com

Listing of some adoptive families. http://www.parentfinder.com

 Autism links:

In April 2006 – Our son was diagnosed with Autism. Finding ways to educate ourselves has been very helpful in getting proper schooling and recourses for him. It really takes being the #1 advocate for our son to get the help we and he needs.

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/autism/complete-publication.shtml

http://www.autismspeaks.org