• Essential Wisdom, Lifelong Support

    Adoption isn’t a one-time event. Whether you’re a birth parent, adoptive parent, or adopted person, adoption isn’t something that happens for just one day, one month, or even one year – adoption is a lifelong journey.

    Adoption Knowledge Affiliates (AKA) is a gathering of people who understand that the feelings associated with adoption can come up again and again for any member of the adoption triad, in both open and closed adoptions.  Whether you are a birth parent reflecting on the placement of your child, an adopted person grappling with the decision to search for your birth mother, or an adoptive parent contemplating how to answer questions for your child’s family tree school project, you are not alone.

    Do you simply want to learn more about adoption? Would you like to serve as a resource to others in their adoption journey by sharing your own experiences and success stories? Regardless of where you are in the process, Adoption Knowledge Affiliates is here to support you.

  • Monthly Meetings

    All meetings are held at the Settlement Home, 1607 Colony Creek Dr, Bldg. B, Austin, TX on the third Monday of each month. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m., followed by discussion groups for birth families, adopted people, and adoptive/prospective adoptive parents. If you have a topic that you would like to see presented at a… Read more

  • Adoptee Sibling Legislation

    Monday, October 19, 2015 7pm
    Join us for our August meeting to hear the gripping story of the passing of House Bill 1781. This new law assists biological siblings adopted into different families to maintain contact thoughout their pre and post adoption experience. Carl Gustasfon will share his family’s compelling story of hardship and triumph in this area of adoption law reform. This topic will appeal to those members of the triad currently adopting, families with minor adopted children, birthparents who have relinquished multiple children to adoption and want to know their biological children’s rights, and adoptees curious about current adoption law and recent changes to adoption law.

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