Let's Adopt Reform

Adoption in America Today: The Good, The Bad, and a Path to Reform (Research Report)

DAI’s landmark report highlights our many years of research, what we most recently learned from the American public and adoption professionals, as well as our recommendations for changes needed on the path to reform.

Author: The Donaldson Adoption Institute

Published: December 2016

Adoption Perceptions Study

This quantitative study examines the real-world perceptions of the general pubic including adopted people, adoptive parents, birth parents, foster parents and foster alumni. The research was conducted by Research In Kind, which partners nonprofits with marketing research companies looking to support causes. The organization was founded by Mark Truss, Global Head of Research at J. Walter Thompson and Karen Montecuollo, Research Director at J. Walter Thompson.

Author: J. Walter Thompson Worldwide & Research In Kind

Published: December 2016

Attitudes and Perceptions Among Adoption Professionals: Qualitative Research Report

This qualitative study explores the real-world perceptions and experiences of professionals such as social workers, lawyers and clinicians on a variety of issues within the adoption landscape.

Author: Galileo Research and Strategy Consultancy, LLC

Published: December 2016

Adoption in America Today: The Good, the Bad, and a Path to Reform

This presentation outlines key issues and The Donaldson Adoption Institute's vision of a path to much-needed reform.

Author: The Donaldson Adoption Institute

Published: July 2016