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US Government Sites
Find your local USCIS office
https://egov.uscis.gov/crisgwi/go?action=offices.type&OfficeLocator.office_type=LO
How fast is your local USCIS office processing I-600A forms, Go here, click Field Office.
Or enter your receipt number to see its status:
Join your State International Adopt Yahoo group to see other's experience
https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/jsps/ptimes.jsp

https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/caseStatusSearchDisplay.do
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/stategroups.html
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
formerly BCIS and US Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS)
http://www.uscis.gov/
USCIS M-249 Immigration of Adopted Children **
http://www.uscis.gov/files/article/adopt_book.pdf
US INS Child Citizenship http://uscis.gov/graphics/publicaffairs/factsheets/adopt.pdf
US State Dept./Bureau of Consular Affairs http://travel.state.gov/
US State Dept./International Adoptions http://travel.state.gov/family/adoption.html
US State Dept./Office of Children's Issues http://travel.state.gov/family/index.html
US State Dept./ Dual Citizenship Dual Nationality
http://travel.state.gov/travel/dualnationality.html


Outcome Surveys of Internationally Adopted Children
Multi-Agency Survey  1998 http://www.cradlehope.org/surv.html
Rainbow House Agency 1997 http://www.rhi.org/ANews/SurveyResults1997.html
Children Adopted from FSU 1998 http://www.adoption-research.org/parent.html
Language Development http://pages.towson.edu/sglennen/index.htm
University of Minnesota
http://www4.cehd.umn.edu/icd/IAP/results.htm
Health of children from China 2000
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/105/6/e76
Several studies by Victor Groza
http://msass.case.edu/faculty/vgroza/international/index.html
Transracial Adoptees Psychological Adjustment
http://www.apa.org/releases/transracialadopt.html
Transracial Adoption Research & Information
http://www.transracialadoption.net/
Self Esteem & Cultural Identity of Adoptees
http://web.missouri.edu/~news/releases/yoonkoreanadoption.html
Ethnic Identity & Self-Esteem among International Adoptees
http://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2006/techprogram/P3476.HTM
http://www.haworthpress.com/store/ArticleAbstract.asp?ID=98726
Language Development in IA children
http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/~lds/adoption/


Health & Development
Centers for Disease Control http://www.cdc.gov/
NIH Management of Hepatitis C
http://www.consensus.nih.gov/cons/116/116cdc_intro.ht..
Management of Latent TB
http://www.umdnj.edu/ntbcweb/ltbichildren.htm
AIDS, HIV, pregnancy
http://www.aids.org/factSheets/611-Pregnancy-and-HIV.html
Medical Library
http://www.medem.com/
Univ of Minn packet for families traveling to meet a child - Includes Denver screening
http://www.peds.umn.edu/iac/for_families/before/selfevaluation.html
Developmental Checklist
http://russianadoption.org/devel.htm
Talaris - Terrific developmental Timeline
http://www.talaris.org/timeline_use.htm#
Zero to Three
http://www.zerotothree.org/
Order Across the Seas Devel. Checklist +++
http://www.childstudy.org/nti.cgi/bkt-002.html
AAP Provisional Section on Adoption
http://www.aap.org/sections/adoption/
Primary care of International Adoptees
http://www.aafp.org/afp/981200ap/quarles.html
Euromed - FAQ's about adoptee health
http://www.euromed.ru/en/other/preadoptions/faq/
Russian Bulletin of Perinatology & Pediatrics
http://www.mediasphera.aha.ru/pediatr/e_ped-mn.htm
Scabies
http://www.dermnet.com/moduleIndex.cfm?moduleID=10
Travel Supplies

New Medical Kit like the
Texas Medical kit for Adoption Travel
http://www.orphanallies.org/
PediaPak Medical Kit (no prescriptions included)
http://www.pediapak.com/international-adoption-medical-kit.html
Oral Rehydration recipes
http://www.rehydrate.org/ors/made_at_home.htm
KaoLectrolyte Rehydration http://shop.store.yahoo.com/lildrugstoreproducts/kaelre.html
Ceralyte Rehydration http://www.ceraproductsinc.com/
Jianas Brothers of Missouri Rehydration http://www.rehydrate.org/resources/jianas.htm


Growth Charts & Head Circumference
About Growth Charts in International Adoption **
http://www.adoptmed.org/topics/growth-charts.html
NHANES Pediatric Growth Charts http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/nhanes/growthcharts/charts.htm
** Growth Charts for preemies
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2431/3/13/figure/F2
Growth Tracker charts - make your own http://www.gerber.com/Tools/Baby_Length_Chart.aspx
WHO Global Database on Growth Charts
http://www.who.int/nutgrowthdb/en/
WHO Growth charts 5-19
http://www.who.int/growthref/en/
India Growth Charts - boys
http://www.geocities.com/iaicchild/SouthIndianBoysGrowthChart.html
India Growth Charts - girls
http://www.geocities.com/iaicchild/SouthIndianGirlsGrowthChart.html
Russian Growth Charts - boys - new html versions
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/russiangrowthboy.html   Word doc version
Russian Growth Charts - girls - new html versions http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/russiangrowthgirl.html     Word doc version
Vietnamese and Asian growth charts
http://www.adoptvietnam.org/adoption/growth-chart.htm#Growth%20charts
Vietnamese Growth Charts (wait and scroll down)
http://web.archive.org/web/20040228094523/http://www.mamnon.org/features/charts/index.html
Head Circumference

About Head Circumference http://www.adoptmed.org/storage/IAC%20does%20size%20matter.pdf
How to Measure Head Circumference **
http://www.adoptmed.org/topics/head-circumference-issues.html
Nellhaus Head Cirmcumference charts up to age 18 **
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/hc.pdf


Fetal Alchol Syndrome (FAS), FASD, ARND, Drug Exposure
FAS Diagnostic & Prevention Network
http://depts.washington.edu/fasdpn/
Fetal Alcohol & Drug Unit
http://depts.washington.edu/fadu/
FAS Links http://www.come-over.to
FAS facial features demonstration
http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/pblonline/fas.htm
FAS Stars Photo Album http://come-over.to/fasstar/faspix/
FAS - facial features
http://fasalkoholembryopathie.freeservers.com/
FAS - facial features http://w3.uokhsc.edu/fas/clinical.html
FAS - facial features
http://depts.washington.edu/fasdpn/face.html
FAS - Lip Philtrum guide
http://depts.washington.edu/fasdpn/lipguide.html
FAS Brochure http://fasalaska.com/brochures/Characteristics.doc
FAS Facts & facial features http://www.come-over.to/FASDAY/FASDAYshiona.PPT
FAS on-line course
http://www.tchpeducation.com/Home%20Study/Peds/FAS/..
FASD FAS / FAE -  article
http://www.fasworld.com/media.ihtml
Prenatal Exposure to Drugs
http://www.nida.nih.gov/NIDA_Notes/NNVol13N4/Prenatal.html








Adoption Doctors
PEAR's very extensive list of IA Doctors and clinics http://www.pear-now.org/PEAR_IA_Doctor_E-Directory.pdf
Dr. Adesman - Adoption Evaluation Center http://www.schneiderchildrenshospital.org/sch_dev...._
Dr. Aronson - International Ped Health http://www.orphandoctor.com/
Dr. Bledsoe / Dr. Davies  ** New Website**
http://www.adoptmed.org/
Dr. Chasnoff - Child Study Center http://www.childstudy.org/adoption/pre-adoption/
Dr. Federici http://www.drfederici.com
Dr. Feldman - Miller Children's International
http://www.memorialcare.org/miller/services/interAdoptPrgm.cfm
Dr. Gordina - Global Pediatrics http://www.globalpediatrics.net
Dr. Jenista http://www.comeunity.com/adoption/health/jenista.html
Dr. Johnson - International Adoption Clinic http://www.peds.umn.edu/iac/
Dr. Miller - International Adoption Clinic http://www.nemc.org/adoption/Pre.html
Dr Powell - Children's Hospital Columbus
InternationalAdoption@chi.osu.edu
Rainbow Babies Adoption Health Services http://www.rainbowbabies.org/services/centers/Adoption..
Drs. Rogu & Reilly
http://www.adoptiondoctors.com/
Dr. Skurkovich - Adoptions International http://www.adoptionsinternational.com/
Dr. Staat - International Adoption Center
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/svc/prog/int-adopt/defau..
Dr. Benikova - International Adoption Medical Center
http://www.adoptionphysician.com/
Links to other 'Adoption Doctors' http://www.peds.umn.edu/iac/physicians/otherprofessional..
Links to other 'Adoption Doctors' http://www.russianadoption.org/specialists.htm
Links to AAP list of adoption doctors http://www.aap.org/sections/adoption/adopt-states/ado..
Russian American Medical Association
http://www.russiandoctors.org/
Doctors in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, etc.

Canada's list of In-Country Approved Doctors
(Russian, Kazakhstan, worldwide)
http://www.cic.gc.ca/dmp-md/medical.aspx
Canada's Designated Medical Providers http://rsscanadaimmigration.com/en/medicalcenter/r_dmp.php
US Embassy Visa Panel Physicians (I don't know if any of these doctors do pre-adopt medicals...) http://www.usembassy.ru/consular/wwwhci8.html
American Clinic - Moscow
http://americanclinic.ru/eng/
American Medical Centers - Moscow, St Pete, & Kyiv
(I don't know if they do pre-adopt consults anymore)
http://www.amcenters.com
American Medical Clinic - St. Petersburg
http://www.amclinic.com/adoption.html
Dr. Natalia Belova (IOM) in Moscow
http://www.adoptionphysician.com/     belova@adoptionphysician.com
Russian Adoption Medical Services
(Dr. Downing in Moscow - RIP)
http://www.russianadoption.org/adoptionfees.htm   ofilina@hotmail.com
Dr. Sayyad Mouradov  in Moscow
smouradov@yahoo.com
Dr. Victoria Khouloudis (MD, PhD)
http://www.internationalsos.com     Vkhouloudis@yahoo.com
Dr. Ludmila Tsepkova in Moscow http://www.pneurologist.narod.ru/
Euromed - St. Petersburg http://www.euromed.ru/en/other/preadoptions/


Medical Terms
Researching Medical Terms - first read these websites, then try the Russian Medical Term Searcher below
http://www.russianadoption.org/
http://www.orphandoctor.com/medical/
http://www.adoptionphysician.com/  then click Q & A
http://www.adoptmed.org/

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Misc.
Adoption Advocates - Tim O'Hanlon http://www.fpsol.com/adoption/advocates.html
Cyndi's List on Adoption http://www.cyndislist.com/adoption.htm
Congressional Coalition on Adoption http://www.ccainstitute.org/
US Congressman Bill Delahunt's site http://www.house.gov/delahunt/adoption.shtml
Catholic Saints of Adopted Children http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/pst00006.htm
Catholic Saints of Abandoned Children http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/pst00001.htm
Sibling Search Registry (not working)
http://www.sibsearch.8m.com
Birth Family Search ~ Sibling Search
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/siblings.html
Search Resources for Adult Adoptees
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/adoptee.html
Post Adoption Paperwork
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/postadopt.html


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