Commonly called "special needs", children who have a medical diagnosis attached are often over looked by adopting couples. To know them is to truly love them! Share your experience with these remarkable kids!See More
"Thanks everyone for all of your answers. They ended up rejecting our Foster Parent license anyways. I tried to speak with a supervisor and her basic answer was "go pound sand." It's been really heartbreaking. The way it works here is…"
"I think that as a former foster parent who has Adoptive Children that I have an idea of what maybe is happening here. I feel that once a caseworker starts saying that you lied about something that is so clear that the main thing that is on here mind…"
"Tell her that you were'n't looking when you told her that, but that you changed your mind and began to look again. And yes, I would talk to her supervisor. Some of our county workers have been real power nuts. Talking about going to a…"
"I would talk to her supervisor. My case worker said that we should openly search for children to be matched with all while waiting to be approved for foster care. Sounds like your case worker isn't very good. I'm so sorry. I hope that if…"
Ok, so we have an odd situation. Please chime in if you can think of any creative ways to help out! Hubby and I originally had a private homestudy done because we weren't interested in becoming foster parents. Well we sent out over 300 studies all over the US. All we heard numerous times from other agencies was that they were hesitant to place children with us because we hadn't completed any "foster parent training." Needless to say, hubby and I finally caved an decided to go the route of…See More
For those of us who are waiting, waiting to be picked, waiting for junior to be born, waiting for approval, waiting for paperwork, or waiting for who knows what else they can make us wait for! Here is a quiet place to ease the suspense!
We are homestudy ready & open to special needs, we have been trying to make a match for 3yrs. We have taken both online & PS-MAPP foster parent training. And we have masted the art of having multiple young children in the home!