Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

What's Happening

Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

What's Happening

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AFA's 2000 Guide to Adoption

Adoptive Families of America (AFA) has just published their 2000 Guide to Adoption. The guide contains over 100 pages of helpful information and has details on over 500 adoption agencies' programs, questions that prospective parents should ask agencies and attorneys, tips on independent adoption, international adoption, and adopting a child with special needs, as well as information on health insurance are also included. The cost of the Guide is just $3, which covers the shipping. To obtain a copy, send a check for $3 to AFA, 2309 Como Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108, or call (800) 372-3300.

S.W.A.T.s Up! Calendar Available

The year 2000 SWATs (Standing with Attitude Today) Up! is now available. Created by model, actor, and entrepreneur, Daniel Ruiz, who has paraplegia, the calendar features various young people who have triumphed over their physical challenges. According to Daniel, "The calendar reflects a way of life, a daily attitude for men and women alike who share similar challenges." The cost is $11.86 (including S&H). Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation, to aid in research for spinal cord injury, and 20 percent to the Leisure Access Foundation, part of the Parks and Recreation of Miami, Florida, to buy sports wheelchairs for children who do not have the resources to obtain one on their own. …

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