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
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.
Get ready to show your love for AKA this Valentine’s Day! Jim Rockwell, one of AKA’s infamous founders, has pledged to match donations up to $500 through Valentine’s Day. Jim Rockwell and our other founding members created an organization to allow all triad members to share their adoption experiences, to grow and learn from each… Read more
Let’s Make a Lifebook…A Mini Workshop with Glitter, Glue and Guidance from the Adoption GuruMarch 17, 2014 at 7PM
Come and learn some fundamentals about making that storybook for your child (or future child) that connects the adoption dots in a loving, sweet way. Janie Cravens will share ideas for story telling and book making. We will make some pages together for you to take home and take off with! Feel free to bring some of your child’s mementos, photos of their first family or first country/orphanages, foster parents, etc. There will be time for asking those vexing questions and exploring areas of concern when it comes to adoption talk, and a good time will be had by all.
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