America World is a  Hague-accredited adoption agency and recently became accredited in Ecuador. America World is highly respected in the adoption community and our Ecuador adoption team is ready to walk your family through the entire process as you begin your journey of adopting from Ecuador. Learn more about how to adopt from Ecuador below. 

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Ecuador Adoption Timeline: 2 years to finalization 
Children Ages for Ecuador Adoption:Boys/Girls/Siblings, 4 years and older
Parents' Ages for Ecuador Adoption:25 - 51
Marriage Requirements for Ecuador Adoption:3 years
Estimated Ecuador Adoption Expenses:$38,070 - $48,850
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Beautiful Intersections with Adoption

By Debby DeRosa | June 5, 2023

An Interview with America World Adoptive Mom and Author, Abbie Sprünger Journal entry, September 2015—Woke anxious, wrestling with what if’s. “What if we don’t connect with her picture, or know whether we’re a match…?” January 2016—Some days I remember You’re a perfect Father, with perfect timing, at work on every square inch of planet Earth.…

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By Debby DeRosa | May 31, 2023

By Angie Lynch Fannon, OTD, OTR/L Summer vacation is here for many of you; for others, it’s right around the corner. Summer is an exciting time that can also be challenging. If families don’t have a plan to keep kids busy, stress can creep its way into the day. I’m an occupational therapist and mom…

Mental Health in Adoption

Mental Health in Adoption

By Debby DeRosa | May 23, 2023

By Jennifer Knight, Ohio Director of Social Services & Post Adoption Program Director Mental health has become a more and more frequent topic of conversation in our society in recent years. Unfortunately, it has not always been in a helpful way. Mental health is often a scapegoat for events or behaviors that we can’t understand,…