5 Things to Know About Adopting a Child With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is not a disease. It is a non-progressive neurological disorder that permanently affects a child’s movement, muscle tone, posture or balance. Cerebral palsy affects every child differently, from barely noticeable to major and life-changing. Therapies and medications can improve speech, movement and mobility. Some kids have minor differences in gait or mild speech …

Why International Adoption is Still Needed

Until we live in a world where every child can grow up safe and loved  in a permanent, loving family, Holt will continue to provide and advocate for ethical, child-centered international adoption.  Late last month, our fellow U.S. adoption agency Bethany Christian Services announced their decision not to renew their international adoption accreditation when it …

Yasmin Needs a Family!

Six-year-old Yasmin is a kind, quiet and caring little girl. She’s one of the children waiting for a permanent, loving family through adoption.

How Holt’s Feeding and Positioning Manual Changes Children’s Lives

In spring 2019, Holt’s nutrition program released Holt International’s Feeding and Positioning Manual: Guidelines for Working with Babies and Children. The first of its kind, this publication will have a lasting and life-changing impact on the lives of children in orphanages and impoverished communities around the world.  Access the Manual Here! As *Lanh lay on …