A Journey of a Couple’s Heart to Adopt
In this episode of Forti-fy, you will hear the heart of Ashley Kellogg who chronicles her family’s 10-year journey to their first adoption – and how their ever expanding family now includes the addition of 5 special needs children, in addition to their biological 6, making a very lively and bustling home!
Be sure to check out the plethora of helpful resources listed below that Ashley has provided!
Resources Discussed in the Episode:
Gateway Woods is a local agency in Leo that works with foster care and international adoptions providing homestudies and other adoption services
Hand in Hand is a local agency in Albion that provides domestic and international homestudies and other adoption resources
Children’s Bureau is an Indianapolis based adoption agency that works with foster and adoptive families for homestudies and other adoption services
Special Angels Adoption is an agency that provides services for special needs adoptions.
The National Down Syndrome Adoption Network provides support for birth and adoptive families of children with Down syndrome
Reece’s Rainbow advocates for orphans with Down syndrome and other special needs by raising funds for adoption grants
Empowered to Connect website has a podcasts, a blog and training resources for foster and adoptive parents
Books: (This is a great list for ALL parents!)
I am follower of Christ, a sinner saved by grace, trying to walk in the sweetness of life – resting in the strength of the triune God, who fortifies me daily with His righteousness, loving kindness and holiness of spirit. Read full bio here.