Links of Interest to our FCC Parents

Abandonment Resources

 

Asia Threads

http://www.asiathreads.com/index.shtml

Blessed Kids
http://www.blessedkids.com/index_files/contact_orphanages.htm


Brian Stuy

http://www.research-china.org/

 

 

Adoption Resources and Links


The Center for Adoption Medicine (Dr. Julia Bledsoe & Dr. Julian Davies)

http://adoptmed.org

 

Patricia Cogen - Articles on Parenting Adopted Children

http://www.pattycogenparenting.info

 

Helpful Adoption Links

http://web.tampabay.rr.com/donovans/China Adoption Links.htm


Assistant Stork (Private Courier Service with Adoptions Links)

http://www.asststork.com/

Adoption Referral & Information Service
http://www.adoptionreferralservice.com/

China Adoption Resources

http://www.chinaadoptionresources.com/

China Connection (online magazine)
http://www.chinaconnectiononline.com/

University of Connecticut Health Center
UCONN UCEDD | | UConn Health Center For Excellence in Disabilities

 

Asian Gifts


Artistic Chinese Creations (Cultural products) -
http://www.artisticchinesecreations.com/


Asian Greeting Cards from Myanmar (Burma) (Handpainted greeting cards)

http://www.greetingcardsasia.com/greeting/

Asian Gifts

http://www.asianideas.com/


Asia for Kids (books, etc)

http://www.afk.com/

Asian Imports Store (Wares, decor and much more)

http://www.asianimportstore.com/


Asian Paperlinks

http://members.shaw.ca/asianpaperlinks/


Asain Parents (Chinese books/DVDs for young children)

http://www.AsianParent.com/


Best China Shop (Chinese Cultural And Children's Activity Products.)

http://www.chinesetapes.com/


CelebrAsian (celebrates culture and people that make up "Asian America")

http://www.celebrasian.com/


China Direct Store

http://www.chinadirectstore.com/


China Hand Embroidery

http://www.china-hand-embroidery.com/


China Patterns (gifts for families adopting from China)

http://stores.ebay.com/China-Patterns

 
China Petes (china ware)

http://www.chinapetes-shop.com/asp/index.asp

 
China Sprout (folk art, information)

http://www.chinasprout.com/shop


Chinese/Asian Dolls

http://www.dreamdollsgallery.com/Asian Dolls.htm

Chinese Rainbow Calligraphy

http://www.geocities.com/asian_chinese_oriental/rainbow-calligraphy.html

Chinese Stationary

http://www.orientaldecor.com/

 
Chinese Folk Art (Peasant Paintings)

http://www.chinesefolkart.com/

Good Orient

http://www.goodorient.com/

Good Karma Squeakers (Donates 10% of our proceeds to the Half the Sky
Foundation
)

www.GoodKarmaSqueakers.com

 Great ExpectAsians! (Your source for Asian-American cards, stationary and gifts!)

http://www.ramongil.com/ge/

Jennifer's Place

Guangzhou - http://jennifers_place.homestead.com/

USA - http://jennifersplaceusa.homestead.com/

Ken and Debbi's Dragons and Ladybugs (Wooden ladybug toys and dragon rocking-horse toys.)

http://www.home.earthlink.net/~kenanddebbi/

Mei Mei & Me (Chinese language learning books, videos, decor and more)

http://www.meimeiandme.com/

 
Mommy's Heart Bracelets (red thread bracelets and mother's/grandmother's bracelets)

http://heartstringsoh.tripod.com/

 
Nan Rae Greeting Cards (these are really nice - worth a look!)
http://www.nanrae.com/

 

Red Thread Families (gifts to celebrate Chinese adoption)

http://www.redthreadfamilies.com/

 
Squeaky Shoes

http://www.pipsqueakers.com/

 
Ying Yu Chinese Jade & Pearls

http://www.yingyujade.com/

 

 

Charitable Foundations


A Child's Right

http://www.a-childs-right.org

Amity Sponsorship

http://www.altrusa.ws/

Foundation for Chinese Orphanages

http://www.thefco.org/

 

Grace & Hope

http://www.grace-hope.org/


Homeland Children's Foundation, Inc (Jiangsu) -
http://hometown.aol.com/homelandchina/index.html

 
Half the Sky

http://www.halfthesky.org/

 
Holt

http://www.holtintl.org/flash/index.shtml

Hope's Heart Orphan Foundation

http://www.hopesheart.com/

Lives out of China (Grants for parents)

http://www.looc.org/

 
Love without Boundaries (Orphan Relief Fund/Hands of Hope)

http://www.lovewithoutboundaries.com/

 
Mothers Bridge of Love (awareness of Chinese culture/heritage among adoptive families)

http://www.motherbridge.org/index_v4.asp

 

Philip Hayden Foundation (China Orphan Outreach)

http://www.chinaorphans.org/


The Chinese Orphans Compassionate Patrons

https://id60.securedata.net/calmspirit/orphans/orphans1.htm


US-China Aids Alliance

http://www.uscaa.net/

Chinese Culture (Art/Literature)

 

Seattle Chinese Garden Society
http://www.seattle-chinese-garden.org/

Seattle Asian Art Museum
http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/

Wing Luke Museum
http://www.wingluke.org/

Chinese Arts and Music Association

http://www.uschinamusic.com

 

Lotus Travel China Cultural Treasures Tours

Offers China travel guidance and homeland heritage tours

Lotus Travel Inc.

 

A Bridge to China (Family China tours)

http://www.abridgetochina.net

At Home In China (podcasts)

http://www.str8forward.com/athomeinchina.html

Beauty, the Land of China (province info)

http://library.thinkquest.org/20443/


China and Siberia's Cultures

http://www.workingdogweb.com/China.htm


China The Beautiful

http://www.chinapage.com/china.html


China Culture Links (A personal webpage with tons of Info)

http://www.mychinadocs.com/Links/General/china_culture.htm

 
China Window (great site for links to Chinese Culture, Travel, province info)

http://china-window.com/china_culture/


Chinese Script (interesting write up)

http://www.crystalinks.com/chinascript.html


Modern Chinese Literature Culture Resource Center

http://mclc.osu.edu/

The Ancient China webpage

http://www.crystalinks.com/china.html

US-China Peoples Friendship Assoc

http://www.uscpfa.org/


Ethnic Minorities in China -

http://www.c-c-c.org/culture-resources/ethnic-minorities/


Chinese Embassy Info

http://www.china.org.cn/e-groups/shaoshu/index.htm

China Muslim Silaturrahim
http://www.chinamuslim.net/main.asp

Travel China Guide

http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/nationality/56list.htm


Government WebPages


Beijing Government Sponsored Webpage

http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/default.htm

China Center for Adoption Affairs Official Website

http://www.china-ccaa.org/frames/index_unlogin_en.jsp

CCAA Official Portal Adoption Webpage -
http://english.gov.cn/service/children.htm

 

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly INS)

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis

US Embassy in Beijing

http://beijing.usembassy-china.org.cn/

US Consulate General in Guanzhou

http://guangzhou.usembassy-china.org.cn/index.html

US State Dept China Adoption Information -
http://travel.state.gov/family/adoption/country/country_365.html

UN Mission to China

http://www.china-un.org/eng/

Language, Dance & Music 


Panda Institute
http://www.pandainstitute.com/

 
Melody Institute
(206)365-3146

Seattle Chinese Academy
http://www.scachinese.org/

Asia Pacific Language Centers
APLS Homepage

The Beijing Center for Language and Culture (TBC)

http://www.thebeijingcenter.org/

Blessed Kids (Phrases for adoptive parents)http://www.blessedkids.com/index_files/chinese_for_baby.htm

Colorado Heritage Camps

http://www.heritagecamps.org/

Chinese for Adoptive Parents
http://www.geocities.com/bobkatjane/ChinesefortheAdoptiveParent.html

Chong Wa Education Society, Seattle - Adult and Youth Classes

http://www.cal.org/heritage/profiles/programs/ChongWa.html

Gigglepotz.com (Chinese For Kids ) -
http://www.gigglepotz.com/chinese.htm

Great Wall Chinese Academy

http://www.greatwallchineseacademy.org/

Guzheng Music Classes

guzhengclass.com

Heidi Steele - Mandarin For Parents
http://www.mandarinforparents.com

Yezi Cai -- Experienced Mandarin Tutor - Phone: 206 245 6450
goldenf88@yahoo.com

Lango of Seattle - classes in Seattle and Edmonds

http://www.langoseattle.com/



Language tree 
http://www.language-tree.com

Little Linquists Academy (Online Program)

http://www.littleliquistsacademy.com

 

Mandarin Chinese Immersion Program

http://www.chinese-immersion.org/

Pollyglottots (Phinny Ridge)

http://www.pollyglottots.com

Seattle Han Lin Chinese School (Issaquah)

www.seattlehanlin.org

Sponge School - Seattle

www.sponngeschool.com

 

Links of Interest


Asian Adult Adoptees of Washington (AAAW)
http://www.aaawashington.org/a_index.php

 

Grace Lin Website - Gracenotes newsletter and new publications

http://www.gracelin.com

 

Chinese Clip Art

http://asian-dragons.tripod.com/MyGraphics.html

 

China DNA Project

http://www.a-chinadnaproject.org/

Chinese Holidays and Festivals -
http://www.iub.edu/~easc/holidays/china/china.html

 
Chinese Horoscopes -
http://www.tiscali.co.uk/lifestyle/newage/features/chinese_horoscopes_index.html

Chinese New Year Calender -
http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/chineseny.html

 
Growth Charts for Chinese Children -
http://www.fwcc.org/growthchart.html

 

Maps China Provincial Orphanage Maps

 

http://www.redthreadmaps.com/


Map of China from U Texas Library -
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/china.html


Map of Shaiman Island

http://members.fortunecity.com/shamian/index.html

 
Map of Shanghai

http://www.shanghaiguide.com/map/shanghai.pdf

 
Weller Cartographic (source of maps)

http://www.mapmatrix.com/



News

 

Asia Media

http://www.asiamedia.ucla.edu/index.asp

 
Asia Pacific News

http://www.asiapacificnews.com/


Channel News Asia

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/

 
China Daily

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/

 
China News Digest (click on the English link to read)

http://www.cnd.org/

 
Guangzhou Ribao (Chinese and English)

http://www.asia1.com.sg/


Jiangxi News

http://www.jxcn.cn/english/index.htm


South China Morning Post

http://www.scmp.com/

 
SINA

http://www.sina.com/

 
 

Orphanage Information and Photos

Alliance for Children Homes

http://www.afcfoundation.org/projects.php?Country=China

Bengbu Orphanage (Anhui)

http://home.worldonline.dk/glans/Bengbu_Orphanage1.html

Bethel Foster Home

http://www.bethelchina.org/english/indexen.htm

Blessed Kids (Orphanage addresses)
http://www.blessedkids.com/index_files/addresses.htm

Changshu Orphanage

http://www.hometown.aol.com/nanjette/index.html

ChaoHu Children's Welfare Institute (Anhui)

http://pages.sbcglobal.net/lvenhaus/charlotte/orphanage.htm

hongqing Fuling 1st Social Welfare Institute

http://www.fulingkids.org/

Fujian Kids

http://www.fujiankids.org/

Fuzhuo, Linchuan SWI, Jiangxi

http://www.fuzhoulinchuanfamilies.com/

Gejiu SWI (Yunnan Province)

http://www.douglas5.com/gejiu/gejiu.htm

Gonqyi Home of Hope

http://www.homeofhope.org/

 

Gaoyou (Jiangsu Province)

www.AboutGaoyou.com

Hou Ma Orphanage

http://www.pixi.com/~commit/houma.htm

Huanggang SWI (Wuhan)

http://www.littlesnowfromchina.com/HuanggangOrphanage.html

Huazhou

http://huazhou.projectxxi.com/address.html

Jubilee Children's Home (Hubei)

http://www.jubileecares.org/en/child_home.html

 

Lanxi Social Welfare Institute

http://www.geocities.com/wodeguxiang/zhejiangpx/lanxi.htm
 

Lotus Children's Center (Mongolia)

http://www.lotuschild.org/

 

Luoyang Orphanage

http://www.geocities.com/momofsquawkingbirds/Orphanage.html

Maoming Welfare Institute

http://www.maoming.homestead.com/

Mother's Love Orphange, Naning -
http://www.stormbefore.com/Anji/2002/orphanage.htm

Prince of Peace (Tianjin)

http://www.popus.com/about.html#orphanage

Qichun SWI (Hubei)

http://www.parolecon.com/historiashumanas/Fotos-Orfa/Orfa-Qichun/orfa-qichun.htm

Qinzhou SWI

http://www.ourchinaadoption.com/qinzhouswi.html


QuZhou
http://home.comcast.net/~seeleyjh/quzhoufamilies.html


Shanghai Adoption info page (orphanage info, maps, shopping, etc) -
http://www.dpeters2.com/adopt/shanghai.html

ShantouKids

http://www.shantoukids.com/

Sunbeam Children's Village (Guangdong)

http://www.sunbeam.org/pages/history.html

 

Three Rivers Families with Children from China

http://www.trfcc.org/


Wuhan Foundling Hospital
http://www.geocities.com/wodeguxiang/wuhanpix/wfhosp.html


Wuhan Hospital for Children's Welfare
http://www.geocities.com/wodeguxiang/wuhanpix/whospcw.html

Yangchun Orphanage (Guangzhou)

http://www.bcegan.com/grounds.html

Yangchun Adoptive Families

http://www.tussah.com/yangchun/

 

Zhuzhou Hunan Children's Social Welfare Institute
http://www.zzfamilies.com/first.html



Province Info


China Resources by Province, Municipality and Region -
http://www.lavida.org/Links/provincelinks.html


China Site.com (China/Chinese-related Web sites)
http://www.chinasite.com/

 
Chinese Provinces/Cities Links Page

http://www.chinakontor.de/l-provinces.htm


Chinese Cities Info

http://www.chinatour.com/attraction/attraction.htm#Nanchang


Jiangxi (Peggy Gurrad's Sites)

http://www.gurrad.com/china/


Shanghai (Tourist Sites)

http://www.dpeters2.com/adopt/shanghai_travel.html#Sites



Sponsor an Orphan


Altrusa

http://www.altrusa.ws


Blue Sky Therapy and Foster Home -
http://www.blueskyhealinghome.org/whywehelp.htm


Chinese Orphans Compassionate Patrons -
http://calmspirit.net/orphans/orphans1.htm


Half the Sky

http://www.halfthesky.org/

Jubilee Children's Home (Hubei) -
http://www.jubileecares.org/en/sponsor.html

Sunbeam Children's Village

http://www.sunbeam.org/pages/sponsor.html

Threshold Ministries

http://www.tmihope.org/index.htm


Teaching In China
Teach in China

http://teach-in-china.net/

TEFL China Tea House

 http://teflchina.org/



Translators (Chinese)


Blessed Kids.com (Many, many services)

http://www.blessedkids.com/


Rebecca Bogosian e-mail her at
rebecca_bogosian@hotmail.com
 

ssoTranslations

http://ssotranslations.tripod.com/

Yahoo Newsgroups

Click here to link to newsgroup for Pacific Northwest Adoptive Families

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PNWChineseAdoptiveFamilies/

 

Click here to link to newsgroup for parents of Asian adoptive teens

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ParentsofTeensAdoptedfromChina/

 

Click here to link to newsgroup for parents of Asian adoptive tweens

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AdoptionParentingTweens/

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