Why Would One Want To Adopt A Disabled Baby When They Are Many Fit Babies Out There?
Because some people have true compassion and caring. Which is a commodity that is in short supply in this world most of the time in the modern world.
Many people are able to see past the packaging the child comes wrapped in; and, see through to the inner soul. These people are concerned, caring individuals who believe in helping out where they can.
There is a special feeling that comes when you see someone who others considered disabled overcome a challenge and show improvement. Without these compassionate persons, disabled people would a less fulfilling life.
In Australia the Adoption laws are very confined. An unmarried couple or single women may only be approved to adopt a 'Special Needs Child' whether it be an Australian or an Overseas Adoption. We are only able to apply to adopt a child through our Government and cannot seek our own adoption arrangements. Therefore for unmarried couples who are unable to have children, who want to start a family this is may be the only option available to them. They classify a 'Special Needs' child as one with a physical or mental disability. While there may be many 'fit babies out there' unmarried residents in Australia really don't have access to adopt them.
I believe that a person might want to adopt a disabled baby rather than a "fit" baby because they may feel that they posses the special qualities and strength that god gives us to care for a child that needs more attention and compassion than a "healthy" child. They may also feel that a "healthy" child has a better chance of being adopted than a disabled child, therefore they want to give a special needs child a chance of having a loving family. Another reason could be that positive physical and emotional changes are more likely to happen to a disabled child in a loving home compared to being raised in a orphanage or bouncing around in foster homes.
by kbdressman 2 years ago
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by Kawai 15 months ago
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by Flavie Lolol 7 years ago
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by ANISH N R K 3 years ago
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by Spacey Gracey 7 years ago
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